Adderall and Memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Memory loss is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Memory loss with Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,330 people who have side effects when taking Adderall from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

21,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 619 people (2.9%) have Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Memory loss?

Time on Adderall when people have Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Memory Loss when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 73.23 %
  • male: 26.77 %

Age of people who have Memory Loss when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.98 %
  • 10-19: 7.41 %
  • 20-29: 13.09 %
  • 30-39: 19.75 %
  • 40-49: 21.23 %
  • 50-59: 26.17 %
  • 60+: 10.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (157 people, 25.36%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (117 people, 18.90%)
  • Depression (88 people, 14.22%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (84 people, 13.57%)
  • Cataplexy (80 people, 12.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (162 people, 26.17%)
  • Cymbalta (87 people, 14.05%)
  • Ambien (65 people, 10.50%)
  • Xanax (61 people, 9.85%)
  • Wellbutrin (54 people, 8.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (173 people, 27.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (143 people, 23.10%)
  • Depression (118 people, 19.06%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (96 people, 15.51%)
  • Nausea (95 people, 15.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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