Review: could Focalin cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?
Summary: Memory impairment is found among people who take Focalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Focalin xr, and have Depression.
We study 1,150 people who have side effects while taking Focalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 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 1,588 users)
Memory Impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Memory Impairment 62,109 patients)
On Dec, 17, 2014: 1,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin. Among them, 21 people (1.83%) have Memory Impairment.
Time on Focalin when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||18.18%||27.27%||18.18%||9.09%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Focalin * :
|Memory impairment||44.00%||56.00% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Focalin * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||12.50%||37.50%||0.00%||12.50%||18.75%||6.25%||12.50% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Focalin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||12.50%||62.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (9 people, 42.86%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (4 people, 19.05%)
- Adhd (4 people, 19.05%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 14.29%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Focalin xr (12 people, 57.14%)
- Aleve (5 people, 23.81%)
- Prozac (5 people, 23.81%)
- Metadate cd (3 people, 14.29%)
- Fluticasone propionate (3 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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