Review: could Abilify cause Short-term Memory Loss?


Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Abilify, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 34,038 people who have side effects while taking Abilify from FDA and social media. Among them, 569 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Abilify 35,575 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with weakness, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 76,274 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

34,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Abilify.
Among them, 569 people (1.67%) have Short-term Memory Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Abilify cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Abilify when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 34.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.09 %
  • 10+ years: 1.83 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Abilify *:

  • female: 71.91 %
  • male: 28.09 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Abilify *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 7.54 %
  • 20-29: 13.08 %
  • 30-39: 13.53 %
  • 40-49: 23.5 %
  • 50-59: 24.39 %
  • 60+: 17.29 %

Severity if Short-term Memory Loss when taking Abilify **:

  • least: 9.38 %
  • moderate: 34.38 %
  • severe: 40.62 %
  • most severe: 15.62 %

How people recovered from Short-term Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (138 people)
  • Depression (114 people)
  • Anxiety (42 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (35 people)
  • Insomnia (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (62 people)
  • Seroquel (61 people)
  • Cymbalta (50 people)
  • Wellbutrin (46 people)
  • Zyprexa (44 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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