Effexor and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports
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:
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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I am 65, a female and on 30 mg of Cymbalta. Started with 20 mg in March. Feel like I have trouble concentrating and short term memory loss which I did not have before. Very frightening since I have two older siblings with dementia.
Was on 1/8 th ambien and 25 mg trazadone for about 2 months, now my memory is getting real bad! I am 72 yrs old. Would like to know if it will get better? Have only been off of it for 3 days Thank you so much Kathy