Focalin and Memory impairment - from FDA reports
Memory impairment is found among people who take Focalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Adderall, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Focalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,046 people who have side effects when taking Focalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
2,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Focalin.
Among them, 31 people (1.52%) have Memory impairment
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Focalin when people have Memory impairment *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Focalin *:
- female: 29.03 %
- male: 70.97 %
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Focalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 23.53 %
- 10-19: 29.41 %
- 20-29: 5.88 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 11.76 %
- 50-59: 11.76 %
- 60+: 17.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (8 people, 25.81%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 16.13%)
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder (4 people, 12.90%)
- Pain (3 people, 9.68%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Adderall (9 people, 29.03%)
- Abilify (6 people, 19.35%)
- Strattera (5 people, 16.13%)
- Risperdal (5 people, 16.13%)
- Aleve (5 people, 16.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Disturbance In Attention (7 people, 22.58%)
- Fatigue (4 people, 12.90%)
- Crying (4 people, 12.90%)
- Confusion (4 people, 12.90%)
- Abdominal Pain Upper (4 people, 12.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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