Table 2: (a) 10-year incidence of dry eye in older population—relative risk due to medication (Beaver Dam Study [10]). (b) Association of dry eye in older population due to medication [11]**, [12]*.
(a)

DrugRelative riskP value

Antihistamine use1.240.05
Antianxiety drug use1.430.02
Antidepressant use1.440.03
Diuretic use1.180.06
Oral steroid use1.430.01
Vitamin use1.300.02

(b)

DrugOdds ratio95% confidence interval

Antiandrogen*1.351.01–1.80
Antidepressants*1.901.39–2.61
Aspirin**
 (1/day)1.070.69–1.67
 (≥2/day)1.981.36–2.89