Review: could Evista cause Amnesia?


Amnesia is found among people who take Evista, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 18,917 people who have side effects while taking Evista from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Amnesia and more.

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Evista has active ingredients of raloxifene hydrochloride. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Evista 19,212 users)


Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 76,274 Amnesia patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

18,917 people reported to have side effects when taking Evista.
Among them, 227 people (1.2%) have Amnesia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Evista cause Amnesia?

Time on Evista when people have Amnesia *:

  • < 1 month: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 29.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Amnesia when taking Evista *:

  • female: 94.69 %
  • male: 5.31 %

Age of people who have Amnesia when taking Evista *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.55 %
  • 30-39: 1.09 %
  • 40-49: 3.28 %
  • 50-59: 27.87 %
  • 60+: 66.12 %

Severity if Amnesia when taking Evista **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (69 people)
  • Osteopenia (24 people)
  • Breast Cancer (23 people)
  • Depression (22 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (60 people)
  • Ambien (47 people)
  • Zometa (43 people)
  • Nexium (42 people)
  • Celebrex (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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