Who have Application site pain with Restasis - from FDA reports


Application site pain is found among people who take Restasis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Birth control. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,712 people who have side effects when taking Restasis from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 11, 2019

19,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Restasis.
Among them, 48 people (0.24%) have Application site pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Restasis cause Application site pain?

Time on Restasis when people have Application site pain *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Application site pain when taking Restasis *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

Age of people who have Application site pain when taking Restasis *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 23.33 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 46.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Birth Control: 3 people, 6.25%
  2. Supplementation Therapy: 2 people, 4.17%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 4.17%
  4. Wound: 1 person, 2.08%
  5. Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control): 1 person, 2.08%
  6. Asthma: 1 person, 2.08%
  7. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 1 person, 2.08%
  8. Breakthrough Pain: 1 person, 2.08%
  9. Breast Cancer: 1 person, 2.08%
  10. Dizziness: 1 person, 2.08%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Calcium: 3 people, 6.25%
  2. Nexium: 3 people, 6.25%
  3. Lyrica: 2 people, 4.17%
  4. Cymbalta: 2 people, 4.17%
  5. Vitamin D3: 2 people, 4.17%
  6. Crestor: 2 people, 4.17%
  7. Biotin: 2 people, 4.17%
  8. Synthroid: 2 people, 4.17%
  9. Oxytrol For Women: 2 people, 4.17%
  10. Singulair: 2 people, 4.17%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Application Site Erythema (redness of the skin at application site): 9 people, 18.75%
  2. Application Site Swelling: 4 people, 8.33%
  3. Eye Swelling: 4 people, 8.33%
  4. Application Site Pruritus (application site severe itching of the skin): 4 people, 8.33%
  5. Application Site Reaction: 4 people, 8.33%
  6. Lacrimation Increased: 3 people, 6.25%
  7. Eye Irritation: 3 people, 6.25%
  8. Eye Pain: 3 people, 6.25%
  9. Paraesthesia Oral (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's oral with no apparent long-term physical effect): 3 people, 6.25%
  10. Dizziness: 2 people, 4.17%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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