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 26,471 people who have side effects while taking Fluoxetine from FDA and social media. Among them, 624 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 has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 28,174 Fluoxetine 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 63,451 Short-term memory loss patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 26,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 624 people (2.36%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
Time on Fluoxetine 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||18.84%||33.33%||7.25%||5.80%||8.70%||8.70%||17.39% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Fluoxetine * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.19%||6.44%||7.77%||10.04%||24.24%||31.63%||19.70% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Fluoxetine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||2.56%||76.92%||15.38%||5.13% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (183 people, 29.33%)
- Anxiety (45 people, 7.21%)
- Multiple sclerosis (31 people, 4.97%)
- Pain (28 people, 4.49%)
- Convulsion (27 people, 4.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluoxetine hcl (152 people, 24.36%)
- Omeprazole (89 people, 14.26%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (80 people, 12.82%)
- Clonazepam (76 people, 12.18%)
- Alprazolam (67 people, 10.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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