Accutane and Long-term memory loss - from FDA reports
Long-term memory loss is found among people who take Accutane, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ortho Tri-Cyclen, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Long-term memory loss with Accutane. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,888 people who have side effects when taking Accutane from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 25, 2017
29,888 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane.
Among them, 328 people (1.1%) have Long-term Memory Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Accutane when people have Long-term Memory Loss *:
- < 1 month: 15.61 %
- 1 - 6 months: 57.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.63 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.49 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Long-term Memory Loss when taking Accutane *:
- female: 63.58 %
- male: 36.42 %
Age of people who have Long-term Memory Loss when taking Accutane *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.7 %
- 10-19: 45.07 %
- 20-29: 23.59 %
- 30-39: 20.42 %
- 40-49: 2.46 %
- 50-59: 3.87 %
- 60+: 3.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (110 people, 33.54%)
- Acne Cystic (15 people, 4.57%)
- Hypothyroidism (10 people, 3.05%)
- Pharyngitis (9 people, 2.74%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 2.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ortho Tri-Cyclen (34 people, 10.37%)
- Prevacid (24 people, 7.32%)
- Synthroid (20 people, 6.10%)
- Minoxidil (17 people, 5.18%)
- Advil (16 people, 4.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (179 people, 54.57%)
- Suicidal Ideation (105 people, 32.01%)
- Headache (101 people, 30.79%)
- Stress And Anxiety (99 people, 30.18%)
- Fatigue (98 people, 29.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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