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Review: could Lexapro cause Vision blurred?

Summary: Vision blurred could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 35,504 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 683 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Vision blurred

Vision blurred (latest reports from 305,510 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 683 people (1.93%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.22% of all the 304,873 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vision blurred in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Vision blurred * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vision blurred49.35%25.97%2.60%3.90%15.58%2.60%0.00%

Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vision blurred0.00%0.79%0.79%7.29%15.85%23.45%24.09%27.73%

Severity of Vision blurred when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vision blurred7.14%57.14%28.57%7.14%

How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vision blurred0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (239 people, 34.99%)
  2. Anxiety (107 people, 15.67%)
  3. Sleep disorder (68 people, 9.96%)
  4. Pain (66 people, 9.66%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (65 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (121 people, 17.72%)
  2. Zometa (120 people, 17.57%)
  3. Aspirin (118 people, 17.28%)
  4. Ambien (114 people, 16.69%)
  5. Xanax (112 people, 16.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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