Eye infection and drugs of ingredients of peppermint - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Eye infection is reported only by a few people who take drugs with ingredients of peppermint. This phase IV clinical study analyzes 1,164 people who have side effects while taking drugs with ingredients of peppermint from the the FDA. Among them, 5 have Eye infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye infection and more.

Drug(s) considered in the study (i.e. both brand name and generic drugs): Bo he, Brandy mint, Chinese peppermint, Corn mint, Extract of mentha piperita, Extract of peppermint, Extract of peppermint leaves, Herba menthae, Lamb mint, Menta piperita, Mentha arvensis, Mentha halpocalyx, Mentha lavanduliodora, Mentha oil, Mentha piperita, Mentha piperita extract, Mentha piperita oil, Mentha x piperita, Menthae piperitae aetheroleum, Menthae piperitae folium, Menthe, Menthe poivree, Mint, Mint balm, Oil of peppermint, Paparaminta, Peppermint, Peppermint essential oil, Peppermint extract, Peppermint leaf, Peppermint leaf extract, Peppermint oil, Western peppermint.

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On May, 31, 2023

1,164 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of peppermint.
Among them, 5 people (0.43%) have Eye infection

What is Eye infection?

Eye infection is found to be associated with 1,384 drugs and 732 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could drugs with ingredients of peppermint cause Eye infection?

Gender of people who have Eye infection when taking drugs with ingredients of peppermint *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Eye infection when taking drugs with ingredients of peppermint *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Conditions people have *:

  1. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 20.00%

Other drugs people take *:

  1. Ventolin: 4 people, 80.00%
  2. Spiriva: 4 people, 80.00%
  3. Phyllocontin: 4 people, 80.00%
  4. Movicol: 4 people, 80.00%
  5. Losartan: 4 people, 80.00%
  6. Tramadol: 3 people, 60.00%
  7. Paracetamol: 3 people, 60.00%

Other side effects people have besides Eye infection *:

  1. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 5 people, 100.00%
  2. Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: 5 people, 100.00%
  3. Sleep Walking (walking during sleep): 4 people, 80.00%
  4. Nightmares (unpleasant dreams): 4 people, 80.00%
  5. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind): 4 people, 80.00%
  6. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels): 4 people, 80.00%
  7. Cough: 4 people, 80.00%
  8. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on peppermint. All drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. brand name and generic drugs) are considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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