Review: could Cephalexin cause Vision blurred?
Summary: Vision blurred is found among people who take Cephalexin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. We study 7,338 people who have side effects while taking Cephalexin from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.
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Cephalexin has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 8,078 Cephalexin users)
Vision Blurred has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 48,528 Vision Blurred patients)
On May, 23, 2015: 7,338 people reported to have side effects when taking Cephalexin. Among them, 235 people (3.20%) have Vision Blurred.
Time on Cephalexin when people have Vision blurred * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vision blurred||80.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vision blurred when taking Cephalexin * :
|Vision blurred||63.41%||36.59% |
Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Cephalexin * :
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||1.32%||9.65%||7.02%||20.18%||26.32%||35.53% |
Severity of Vision blurred when taking Cephalexin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vision blurred||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vision blurred||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (42 people, 17.87%)
- Pain (29 people, 12.34%)
- Breast cancer (27 people, 11.49%)
- Acne (19 people, 8.09%)
- Prophylaxis (18 people, 7.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (112 people, 47.66%)
- Aredia (78 people, 33.19%)
- Neurontin (74 people, 31.49%)
- Ambien (70 people, 29.79%)
- Aspirin (68 people, 28.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
within one after administration blurred vision moderate to severe. Patient had to stop taking to regain normal vision. This side effect not listed or listed as very rare < 1%
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