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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 37,067 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,066 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

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,609 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 63,420 Short-term memory loss patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 37,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 1,066 people (2.88%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss24.86%12.99%27.12%10.17%18.08%6.21%0.56%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%0.59%3.24%11.08%18.92%34.22%31.96%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss9.80%50.98%35.29%3.92%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss3.12%3.12%93.75%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (155 people, 14.54%)
  2. Depression (147 people, 13.79%)
  3. Neuralgia (135 people, 12.66%)
  4. Hypertension (115 people, 10.79%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (98 people, 9.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (212 people, 19.89%)
  2. Lyrica (163 people, 15.29%)
  3. Simvastatin (146 people, 13.70%)
  4. Cymbalta (139 people, 13.04%)
  5. Ambien (137 people, 12.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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