Review: could Geodon cause Short-term memory loss?
We study 14,493 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 344 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,113 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 466,856 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 14,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 344 people (2.37%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 466,547 people who have Short-term Memory Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Geodon 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||43.53%||34.12%||5.88%||7.06%||8.24%||1.18%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon * :
|Short-term memory loss||65.65%||34.35% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||7.31%||9.97%||13.62%||28.57%||30.90%||9.63% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||6.67%||26.67%||53.33%||13.33% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (131 people, 38.08%)
- Depression (92 people, 26.74%)
- Anxiety (41 people, 11.92%)
- Psychotic disorder (39 people, 11.34%)
- Bipolar i disorder (28 people, 8.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (85 people, 24.71%)
- Depakote (76 people, 22.09%)
- Zoloft (70 people, 20.35%)
- Seroquel (60 people, 17.44%)
- Lamictal (56 people, 16.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Geodon should be removed from the market. The side-effects are in-humane.
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memory impairment started after this combination of meds was started. I don't know which of the three is causing the memory issue or if the combo is the culprit.
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