Review: could Flagyl cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Flagyl, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prevacid, and have Pyogenic liver abscess. We study 9,853 people who have side effects while taking Flagyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 119 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 has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 10,490 Flagyl users)
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,469 Short-term memory loss patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 9,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl. Among them, 119 people (1.21%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
Time on Flagyl when people have Short-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Short-term memory loss||37.50%||62.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Flagyl * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.75%||0.75%||16.54%||23.31%||24.81%||33.83% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Flagyl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Liver abscess (10 people, 8.40%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 8.40%)
- Neuralgia (10 people, 8.40%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (10 people, 8.40%)
- Crohn's disease (9 people, 7.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prevacid (31 people, 26.05%)
- Neurontin (29 people, 24.37%)
- Levaquin (27 people, 22.69%)
- Cardura (27 people, 22.69%)
- Xanax (24 people, 20.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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