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Review: could Accutane cause Long-term memory loss (Memory loss)?

Summary: 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.

We study 27,815 people who have side effects while taking Accutane from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Long-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Long-term memory loss and more.

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Accutane

Accutane has active ingredients of isotretinoin. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 28,366 Accutane users)

Long-term memory loss

Long-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,451 Long-term memory loss patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 27,811 people reported to have side effects when taking Accutane. Among them, 282 people (1.01%) have Long-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Long-term memory loss in Accutane reports

Time on Accutane when people have Long-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Long-term memory loss22.95%54.51%15.98%6.15%0.41%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane * :

FemaleMale
Long-term memory loss58.27%41.73%

Age of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Long-term memory loss0.00%0.00%51.96%23.56%19.64%3.93%0.60%0.30%

Severity of Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Long-term memory loss66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Long-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Long-term memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (110 people, 39.01%)
  2. Seasonal allergy (32 people, 11.35%)
  3. Pharyngitis (18 people, 6.38%)
  4. Acne cystic (10 people, 3.55%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (9 people, 3.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ortho tri-cyclen (56 people, 19.86%)
  2. Prevacid (42 people, 14.89%)
  3. Claritin-d (33 people, 11.70%)
  4. Advil (32 people, 11.35%)
  5. Prednisone (24 people, 8.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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