Review: could Gabapentin cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,067 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin 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 Mar, 14, 2015: 37,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,067 people (2.88%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
Time on Gabapentin 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||24.72%||12.92%||26.97%||10.67%||17.98%||6.18%||0.56% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.59%||3.33%||11.07%||18.90%||34.18%||31.93% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||9.62%||51.92%||34.62%||3.85% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||3.03%||3.03%||93.94% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (155 people, 14.53%)
- Depression (148 people, 13.87%)
- Neuralgia (135 people, 12.65%)
- Hypertension (115 people, 10.78%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (98 people, 9.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (212 people, 19.87%)
- Lyrica (163 people, 15.28%)
- Simvastatin (146 people, 13.68%)
- Cymbalta (139 people, 13.03%)
- Ambien (137 people, 12.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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