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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 female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prevacid, and have Pyogenic liver abscess.

We study 9,850 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

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial. (latest outcomes from 10,488 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 63,420 Short-term memory loss patients)

On Feb, 9, 2015: 9,850 people reported to have side effects when taking Flagyl. Among them, 119 people (1.21%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Flagyl reports

Time on Flagyl when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss37.50%62.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Flagyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%0.75%0.75%16.54%23.31%24.81%33.83%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Flagyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Liver abscess (10 people, 8.40%)
  2. Hypertension (10 people, 8.40%)
  3. Neuralgia (10 people, 8.40%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (10 people, 8.40%)
  5. Crohn's disease (9 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prevacid (31 people, 26.05%)
  2. Neurontin (29 people, 24.37%)
  3. Levaquin (27 people, 22.69%)
  4. Cardura (27 people, 22.69%)
  5. Xanax (24 people, 20.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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