Review: could Cefdinir cause Light Sensitivity?


Light sensitivity is reported only by a few people who take Cefdinir. We study 1,574 people who have side effects while taking Cefdinir from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Light sensitivity. Find out below who they are, when they have Light sensitivity and more.

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Light Sensitivity

Light sensitivity has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 9,424 Light sensitivity patients).

On Sep, 23, 2016

1,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Cefdinir.
Among them, 1 person (0.06%) has Light Sensitivity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cefdinir cause Light sensitivity?

Gender of people who have Light Sensitivity when taking Cefdinir *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Light Sensitivity when taking Cefdinir *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Oligomenorrhoea (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Acne (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Propranolol (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Naproxen (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Benadryl N (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Amitriptyline (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Field Defect (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Vision Blurred (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Emotional Distress (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Blindness Unilateral (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Arterial Injury (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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