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Review: could Evista cause Amnesia?

Summary: Amnesia could be caused by Evista, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 17,959 people who have side effects while taking Evista from FDA and social media. Among them, 242 have Amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Amnesia and more.

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Evista

Evista (latest outcomes from 18,161 users) has active ingredients of raloxifene hydrochloride. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Amnesia

Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma) (latest reports from 461,328 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 17,964 people reported to have side effects when taking Evista. Among them, 242 people (1.35%) have Amnesia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 461,304 people who have Amnesia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Amnesia in Evista reports

Time on Evista when people have Amnesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Amnesia6.90%13.79%13.79%20.69%37.93%3.45%3.45%

Age of people who have Amnesia when taking Evista * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amnesia0.45%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.91%4.09%27.27%67.27%

Severity of Amnesia when taking Evista ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Amnesia0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Amnesia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (77 people, 31.82%)
  2. Depression (27 people, 11.16%)
  3. Osteopenia (24 people, 9.92%)
  4. Breast cancer (23 people, 9.50%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (20 people, 8.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (69 people, 28.51%)
  2. Ambien (46 people, 19.01%)
  3. Nexium (44 people, 18.18%)
  4. Zoloft (40 people, 16.53%)
  5. Celebrex (40 people, 16.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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