Effexor and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 65,121 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA. Among them, 2,059 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 70,694 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

65,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 2,059 people (3.16%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Effexor when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 35.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.21 %
  • 10+ years: 4.04 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 73.48 %
  • male: 26.52 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 2.35 %
  • 20-29: 5.78 %
  • 30-39: 14.54 %
  • 40-49: 24.63 %
  • 50-59: 29.78 %
  • 60+: 22.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (615 people, 29.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (224 people, 10.88%)
  • Pain (159 people, 7.72%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (112 people, 5.44%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (101 people, 4.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (244 people, 11.85%)
  • Ambien (240 people, 11.66%)
  • Xanax (232 people, 11.27%)
  • Seroquel (185 people, 8.98%)
  • Lipitor (166 people, 8.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (602 people, 29.24%)
  • Depression (488 people, 23.70%)
  • Fatigue (486 people, 23.60%)
  • Dizziness (449 people, 21.81%)
  • Headache (425 people, 20.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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