Review: could Lexapro cause Vision blurred?
Summary: Vision blurred is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 35,756 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 686 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,466 Lexapro users)
Vision Blurred has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 48,523 Vision Blurred patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 35,756 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 686 people (1.92%) have Vision Blurred.
Time on Lexapro 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||47.50%||25.00%||2.50%||3.75%||17.50%||3.75%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Lexapro * :
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.79%||0.95%||7.26%||15.77%||23.66%||23.97%||27.60% |
Severity of Vision blurred when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vision blurred||11.76%||58.82%||23.53%||5.88% |
How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vision blurred||12.50%||0.00%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (241 people, 35.13%)
- Anxiety (109 people, 15.89%)
- Sleep disorder (68 people, 9.91%)
- Pain (67 people, 9.77%)
- Bipolar disorder (65 people, 9.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (121 people, 17.64%)
- Zometa (120 people, 17.49%)
- Aspirin (118 people, 17.20%)
- Ambien (114 people, 16.62%)
- Xanax (112 people, 16.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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