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Review: could Norvasc cause Vision blurred?

Summary: Vision blurred could be caused by Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 78,936 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 885 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.

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Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,409 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Vision blurred

Vision blurred (latest reports from 305,559 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 78,900 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 885 people (1.12%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.29% of all the 305,023 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vision blurred in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Vision blurred * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vision blurred27.78%38.89%5.56%2.78%13.89%11.11%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vision blurred when taking Norvasc * :

Vision blurred63.62%36.38%

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

Vision blurred0.00%0.00%0.00%0.53%3.17%8.60%24.60%63.10%

Severity of Vision blurred when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vision blurred0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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. Hypertension (193 people, 21.81%)
  2. Pain (85 people, 9.60%)
  3. Depression (58 people, 6.55%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (48 people, 5.42%)
  5. Osteoporosis (36 people, 4.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (214 people, 24.18%)
  2. Lipitor (128 people, 14.46%)
  3. Prednisone (114 people, 12.88%)
  4. Plavix (96 people, 10.85%)
  5. Nexium (94 people, 10.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Terry Ellis on Sep, 22, 2011:

    Amlodipine Besylate definitely causes erectile problems!!!!! Is is not the same drug as Norvasc even though it claims to be the same. I took Norvasc for years with erectile problems, not to mention the headaches.


    Terry Ellis on Sep, 22, 2011:

    Correction to my earlier posting. The Norvasc did not cause erectile proglems.


    suhad Ghandour on Feb, 16, 2013:

    Female aged 67yrs, after starting Norvasc 5mg ,I started to suffer from muscle pain, knowing that I am taking Atacand plus and crestor 20 too. Is the pain caused by Norvasc alone,or due to this combination? I already did the CPK test and it was normal. please advise me what to do. Thank you in advance.


  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • started norvasc cozaar regimen 2 years ago. now, whenever I take it in the morning 2 hrs later I literally pass out! Help!


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