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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 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,063 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 (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 62,109 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 36,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,063 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||25.29%||12.64%||27.59%||9.77%||18.39%||5.75%||0.57% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.59%||3.24%||11.11%||18.88%||34.22%||31.96% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||10.42%||50.00%||35.42%||4.17% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||3.33%||3.33%||93.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (153 people, 14.39%)
- Depression (145 people, 13.64%)
- Neuralgia (135 people, 12.70%)
- Hypertension (115 people, 10.82%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (98 people, 9.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (212 people, 19.94%)
- Lyrica (163 people, 15.33%)
- Simvastatin (146 people, 13.73%)
- Cymbalta (139 people, 13.08%)
- Ambien (137 people, 12.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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