Memory impairment is found among people who take Focalin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aleve, and have Depression . We study 665 people who have side effects while taking Focalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Focalin has active ingredients of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Focalin 1,784 users)
Memory impairment has been reported by people with confusional state, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, memory loss (latest reports from 76,274 Memory impairment patients).
On Aug, 30, 2016
665 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin.
Among them, 16 people (2.41%) have Memory Impairment
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** Reports from social media are used.
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13yo daughter. March of 3rd grade teacher called that she had serious "Attention issues". Focalin did wonders. These seizures showed up in nov. when she got off focaline. She took it on and off school year only end of 3rd, 4th and 5th. 6th it was every school day. It was first semester 7th until insurance recategorized it. Then we saw these start. Tics are listed as a possible side effect but not this. Finally got EEG for fun. We already knew these were absence ones. I read on a forum that Focalin can suppress seizures so maybe absence seizures where prominate in 2-5th grade at school and just not noticed as much etc. Then when off focalin, blamo. Not recalling that one Ensurance made it cost prohibitive to use that medication I remember being at the drive-through pharmacy saying well I guess there's a bigger reason for this that I don't know about. Yet. Like in my cancer journey, why are doctors so stupid? Aka be your own advocate. Aka we have to educate the docs.
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