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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Short-term memory loss with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 69,058 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 18, 2017

69,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 2,185 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: 36.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.31 %
  • 10+ years: 3.9 %

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 73.65 %
  • male: 26.35 %

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 2.42 %
  • 20-29: 5.63 %
  • 30-39: 14.76 %
  • 40-49: 24.56 %
  • 50-59: 29.76 %
  • 60+: 22.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (171 people, 7.83%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (123 people, 5.63%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (108 people, 4.94%)
  • Sleep Disorder (104 people, 4.76%)
  • Insomnia (98 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (251 people, 11.49%)
  • Xanax (242 people, 11.08%)
  • Ambien (241 people, 11.03%)
  • Seroquel (193 people, 8.83%)
  • Prozac (178 people, 8.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (523 people, 23.94%)
  • Dizziness (477 people, 21.83%)
  • Headache (445 people, 20.37%)
  • Confusional State (413 people, 18.90%)
  • Pain (403 people, 18.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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