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Lamictal Vision Problems
Not Common: In the clinical trials with Prozac (fluoxetine) abnormal vision was reported by 2% of patients as opposed to 1% of those receiving a placebo. In overdose impaired accommodation is described. So blurred vision can occur with prozac, (fluoxetine) but it is quite uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more
Maybe: In the short-term clinical trials involving abilify, (aripiprazole) 3% of individuals reported blurred vision as opposed to 1% of those on a placebo. Typically the blurred vision is not severe, however everyone is different. If you feel that the medication is significantly affecting your vision, please speak to your prescribing physician. ...Read more
Memory issues after undx. Tle seizures . Better now on lamictal but memory still imperfect. Are seizure related memory issues permanent?
Not always: Seizure related memory difficulties can be a result of the seizures themselves, a side effect of the seizure medications, or an indirect side effect of the medication such as a vitamin deficiency. I would recommend that you have your memory followed sequentially by neuropsychological testing. This would be your best way to gauge your progress, as different treatment modalities are tried. Otherwise unfortunately there is no one answer for your question. It is different for everybody. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
It can: But in between events i'd expect normal cognition. ...Read more
Zoloft, Abilify (aripiprazole): Zoloft (sertraline) is a medication for treatment of depression. it can cause blurred vision. Abilify is a medication for psychosis, it can cause blurred vision. Discuss with your Psychiatrist benefits and side effects of these medications, then make your decision. ...Read more
Both are possible: If these conditions are present enough to cause significant change in your eye health or your comfort you need them evaluated. There is not enough information in your question to separate whether it is the eyes or the nervous system. You should see your ophthamologist and get it sorted out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety, Vision: Anxiety and Blurred Vision can be due to a Medical or Eye Condition Anxiety symptoms can be manifested in different parts of the body including Eye. Conversion Disorder can have eye symptoms At age 25, stressors of relationships, Marriage, separation, work and finances can cause anxiety with physical symptoms.. See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis and Therapy; and Consultation with eye specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depression, anxiety, paranoia, memory loss, confusion, trouble concentrating, vision trouble, seeing and hearing things. ?
Very serious : You need to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. The symptoms you describe are very serious and need to be treated. It is extremely important that your condition be accurately diagnosed so that the appropriate treatment can be provided. The differential diagnosis is broad and ranges from a medical cause to Schizophrenia versus Substance-Induced Psychosis. ...Read more
Not constantly: Yes, for a moment, usually with dizziness. You are worth pinning this down; consult the physician who is your primary care physician; at your age & this symptom there are many causes for this. Ranging from relatively innocent to time is exquisitely important. This is not to scare;rather please why take a chance? Call tomorrow. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Floaters: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vision Changes Yes: Paroxetine, a well known serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri), is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. About 4% of patients taking paroxetine will experience blurred vision. Other conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma have occured. ...Read more
Hand tremors, weakness, vision problems, fatigue, mood swings/depressed mood, stressed, dizziness, loss of balance trouble concentrating/ focusing?
You need evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a neurologist, a psychiatrist, an ophthalmologist, a gastroenterologist, and a psychologist for neuropsych testing. Yours is a very complicated case that will take a team of physicians or a very bright internist to diagnose. Please ask your general practitioner for referrals to the above specialties until a cause for all of your symptoms is identified. ...Read more
Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? at what point should you get glasses?
Optic Neuritis: Vision loss in multiple sclerosis is secondary to optic neuritis, which often resolves mostly if not totally. Color vision and contrast sensitivity may remain impaired even when visual acuity improves. No harm in wearing glasses, but see a low vision specialist to avoid the intellectually-barren "balance lens." Double vision can be due to intranuclear ophthalmoplegia or a cranial neuropathy. ...Read more
I just got diagnosed with ms. I had left eye vision problems but today i woke up with shooting pains in my lower back to my knees. Any clues?
No: Patients with HIV develop eye problems with their eyes when their white blood cell counts drop- the cd4 count. If the cd4 count falls below 250. Patients with HIV can have other eye infections associated with sexually transmitted diseases (stds) such as herpes simplex virus, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. ...Read more
See below: It can cause ocular fatigue and headeache. ...Read more
Migraine?: Headaches which are accompanied by vison difficulties or sensitivity to light, diziness, nause, vomiting are often migraine headaches which can respond to a number of different types of headaches. Persisting, s evere or multisymptoms headaches should always be medically evaluated, especially if there are severe, multiple or new symptoms. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Depending upon the intensity of the nystagmus as well as exactly how it gets activated a person may actually not notice too much going on in the peripheral or central visual fields. For instance if eyes are straight ahead and it's bearly perceptible you may not notice anything....However, at the moment your eyes look to one side, you may notice the fields of vision "jumping." why do you have it? ...Read more
Are there any studies that disprove that prolonged computer use and reading do not cause vision problems?
No: Since there is no evidence that this actually occurs, there are no studies about it. ...Read more
If someone with perfect vision and someone who needed glasses/contacts to see had a baby, what are the chances it was vision problems?
50/50: Its a coin toss unless there is a serious ocular disease that runs in one or both of the families, do not worry about it. ...Read more
What is the chances of getting permanent vision problems from taking viagra (sildenafil) 25 mg? what is the percentage? thanks so much for your time.
Yes: Anxiety can cause a range of disturbances in vision, including blurriness, tunnel vision, eye strain, and other problems. Some of the symptoms may be due to surges in adrenaline that accompany anxiety. The vision problems are not serious in themselves, but definitely see a mental health professional and get treatment for your anxiety, which should include psychotherapy. ...Read more