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 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.
Time on Accutane when people have Long-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Long-term memory loss||22.95%||54.51%||15.98%||6.15%||0.41%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane * :
|Long-term memory loss||58.27%||41.73% |
Age of people who have Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane * :
|Long-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||51.96%||23.56%||19.64%||3.93%||0.60%||0.30% |
Severity of Long-term memory loss when taking Accutane ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Long-term memory loss||66.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Long-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Long-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (110 people, 39.01%)
- Seasonal allergy (32 people, 11.35%)
- Pharyngitis (18 people, 6.38%)
- Acne cystic (10 people, 3.55%)
- Hypothyroidism (9 people, 3.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ortho tri-cyclen (56 people, 19.86%)
- Prevacid (42 people, 14.89%)
- Claritin-d (33 people, 11.70%)
- Advil (32 people, 11.35%)
- Prednisone (24 people, 8.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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