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Review: could Amitriptyline cause Blindness unilateral?

Summary: Blindness unilateral could be caused by Amitriptyline, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Ditropan xl, and have Generalized anxiety disorder.

We study 5,592 people who have side effects while taking Amitriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Blindness unilateral. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness unilateral and more.

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Amitriptyline hydrochloride

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,988 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine.

Blindness unilateral

Blindness unilateral (latest reports from 28,034 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, diabetes, erection problems, high blood pressure, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 5,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.13%) have Blindness Unilateral. They amount to 0.03% of all the 27,945 people who have Blindness Unilateral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blindness unilateral in Amitriptyline hydrochloride reports

Time on Amitriptyline hydrochloride when people have Blindness unilateral * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blindness unilateral25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blindness unilateral when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Blindness unilateral85.71%14.29%

Age of people who have Blindness unilateral when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blindness unilateral0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%50.00%

Severity of Blindness unilateral when taking Amitriptyline hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blindness unilateral0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Blindness unilateral ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blindness unilateral0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Generalized anxiety disorder (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Parkinson's disease (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Blindness unilateral (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Localised osteoarthritis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ditropan xl (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Vioxx (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Rocaltrol (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Prilosec (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Ambien (3 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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