Review: could Fluoxetine cause Short-term memory loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 26,156 people who take Fluoxetine. Among them, 615 have Short-term memory loss. See who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fluoxetine (latest outcomes from 27,959 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Fluoxetine include depression, depression aggravated, nausea, fatigue, completed suicide.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 457,448 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 26,156 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine. Among them, 615 people (2.35%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.13% of all the 455,860 people who 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||21.31%||34.43%||8.20%||6.56%||4.92%||9.84%||14.75% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Fluoxetine * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.19%||6.55%||7.71%||10.02%||23.89%||31.79%||19.85% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Fluoxetine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||3.33%||76.67%||16.67%||3.33% |
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 (175 people, 28.46%)
- Anxiety (44 people, 7.15%)
- Multiple sclerosis (31 people, 5.04%)
- Convulsion (27 people, 4.39%)
- Back pain (26 people, 4.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluoxetine hcl (152 people, 24.72%)
- Omeprazole (88 people, 14.31%)
- Fluoxetine hydrochloride (80 people, 13.01%)
- Clonazepam (76 people, 12.36%)
- Alprazolam (67 people, 10.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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