Review: could Hydroxyzine cause Bloodshot Eyes?


Bloodshot eyes is reported only by a few people who take Hydroxyzine. We study 10,827 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyzine from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Bloodshot eyes. Find out below who they are, when they have Bloodshot eyes and more.

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Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 14,451 users)

Bloodshot Eyes

Bloodshot eyes (bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 722 Bloodshot eyes patients).

On Oct, 17, 2016

10,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Bloodshot Eyes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyzine cause Bloodshot eyes?

Time on Hydroxyzine when people have Bloodshot Eyes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Hydroxyzine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Bloodshot Eyes when taking Hydroxyzine *:

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

Severity of Bloodshot Eyes **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Bloodshot Eyes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Uti (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1 person, 100.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran Odt (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Toprol-Xl (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Cipro Hc (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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