Review: could Chlorpheniramine Maleate cause Memory Impairment?


Summary

Memory impairment is found among people who take Chlorpheniramine Maleate, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Temazepam, and have Crohn's disease . We study 2,812 people who have side effects while taking Chlorpheniramine maleate from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Chlorpheniramine Maleate

Chlorpheniramine maleate has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in itching. (latest outcomes from Chlorpheniramine maleate 3,131 users)

Memory Impairment

Memory impairment has been reported by people with confusional state, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, memory loss (latest reports from 76,274 Memory impairment patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

2,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorpheniramine Maleate.
Among them, 29 people (1.03%) have Memory Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chlorpheniramine maleate cause Memory impairment?

Time on Chlorpheniramine Maleate when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Chlorpheniramine Maleate *:

  • female: 31.03 %
  • male: 68.97 %

Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Chlorpheniramine Maleate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 36.84 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 26.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Headache (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Crohn's Disease (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Pain (3 people, 10.34%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (3 people, 10.34%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (3 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Temazepam (15 people, 51.72%)
  • Acetaminophen (12 people, 41.38%)
  • Omeprazole (11 people, 37.93%)
  • Ibuprofen (11 people, 37.93%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (10 people, 34.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (19 people, 65.52%)
  • Hypersensitivity (14 people, 48.28%)
  • Headache (14 people, 48.28%)
  • Dizziness (12 people, 41.38%)
  • Anxiety (12 people, 41.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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