Review: could Vistaril cause Vision blurred?
We study 4,004 people who have side effects while taking Vistaril from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred and more.
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Vistaril (latest outcomes from 4,380 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Vision blurred (latest reports from 310,301 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 4,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Vistaril. Among them, 104 people (2.60%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.03% of all the 310,209 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.
Time on Vistaril 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||30.00%||10.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vision blurred when taking Vistaril * :
|Vision blurred||57.39%||42.61% |
Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Vistaril * :
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||2.02%||20.20%||12.12%||34.34%||14.14%||17.17% |
Severity of Vision blurred when taking Vistaril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vision blurred||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vision blurred||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (33 people, 31.73%)
- Depression (28 people, 26.92%)
- Bipolar disorder (24 people, 23.08%)
- Sleep disorder (20 people, 19.23%)
- Pain (17 people, 16.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prozac (39 people, 37.50%)
- Ambien (39 people, 37.50%)
- Seroquel (38 people, 36.54%)
- Neurontin (35 people, 33.65%)
- Oxycontin (35 people, 33.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 day ago):
This drug does not help a person with social anxiety and or panic disorder. I was tired for the first couple of days but couldn't sleep due to restless leg. Now, after three weeks of taking it, I'm up til 2am. Does not help me sleep. I feel restless and tired/awake.
Thomas Mofield on Sep, 1, 2014:
The FDA has approved Ambien (Zolpidem) as an off label treatment for restless leg syndrome. Ambien is a sedative and is used to help you sleep.
A word of caution: Although zolpidem is used as an off label treatment for restless leg, sometimes it will make little difference, and sometimes it can make it worse (this is rare though). Give it a shot. Hope you get some restful sleep.
I sometimes get restless leg, the only thing that helps me (oddly enough) is to sleep with my feet uncovered. I don't know why this works, but it does for me.
From this study (2 days ago):
I have been suffering from moderate abdominal pain and I feel really disconnected from reality and society.
Thomas Mofield on Sep, 1, 2014:
To the comment: "I have been suffering from moderate abdominal pain and I feel really disconnected from reality and society."
What medications are you taking? Are you currently under psychiatric care? Do you take opioid medications?
There are countless reasons that could cause abdominal pain and "sensations of disconnectedness with reality". Starting an anti-depressant, starting pain management using opioid medication, and drug interactions. Additionally if you have been diagnosed with depression, mania, schizophrenia, or are experiencing an acute dissociative episode, the abdominal pain may be a psychosomatic expression of the disorder. I am not saying that any of these apply to you, I am simply pointing out that more information is necessary to accurately explain your symptoms, and to point out that any number of factors may cause them.
I would suggest that you see your doctor. If (and I stress the word "if") your doctor refers you to a psychiatrist, don't be afraid, and don't feel embarrassed (you don't have to disclose to anyone that you are receiving mental health treatment). Our brains interpret the world around us, and we react based upon what the brain tells us. Seeing a psychiatrist does not diminish you, and can have a positive effect on bettering your life.
From this study (7 days ago):
I am Also on this medication to treat depression.
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