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Review: could Fluoxetine cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?

Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fluoxetine hcl, and have Depression.

We study 26,408 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 621 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine (latest outcomes from 28,111 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of fluoxetine reports

Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 469,176 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Short-term memory loss reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 26,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 621 people (2.35%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Fluoxetine reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss19.70%33.33%7.58%6.06%9.09%9.09%15.15%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.19%6.48%7.62%9.90%24.19%31.81%19.81%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss2.78%75.00%16.67%5.56%

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

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (181 people, 29.15%)
  2. Anxiety (45 people, 7.25%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (31 people, 4.99%)
  4. Pain (27 people, 4.35%)
  5. Convulsion (27 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fluoxetine hcl (152 people, 24.48%)
  2. Omeprazole (89 people, 14.33%)
  3. Fluoxetine hydrochloride (80 people, 12.88%)
  4. Clonazepam (76 people, 12.24%)
  5. Alprazolam (67 people, 10.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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