Review: could Flagyl cause Short-term Memory Loss?


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Flagyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Liver abscess . We study 13,862 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 14,732 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with confusional state, weakness, diarrhea, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 101,369 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

13,862 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl.
Among them, 152 people (1.1%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flagyl cause Short-term memory loss?

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

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 54.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 70.86 %
  • male: 29.14 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 2.19 %
  • 30-39: 16.06 %
  • 40-49: 17.52 %
  • 50-59: 24.09 %
  • 60+: 38.69 %

Severity if Short-term Memory Loss when taking Flagyl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Liver Abscess (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (10 people, 6.58%)
  • Neuralgia (10 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (36 people, 23.68%)
  • Zometa (35 people, 23.03%)
  • Ambien (28 people, 18.42%)
  • Prevacid (27 people, 17.76%)
  • Levaquin (27 people, 17.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (71 people, 46.71%)
  • Anxiety (63 people, 41.45%)
  • Dizziness (50 people, 32.89%)
  • Nausea (49 people, 32.24%)
  • Depression (49 people, 32.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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