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Review: could Lexapro cause Vision blurred?
We study 35,665 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 (latest outcomes from 39,339 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Vision blurred (latest reports from 310,811 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 35,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 686 people (1.93%) 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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I am Also on this medication to treat depression.
From this study (1 week ago):
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From this study (5 months ago):
My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.
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