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Review: could Geodon cause Short-term memory loss?

Summary: Short-term memory loss could be caused by Geodon, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,481 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 342 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

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,098 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 461,341 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 14,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 341 people (2.36%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.07% of all the 461,592 people who have Short-term Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Geodon reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss42.17%34.94%6.02%7.23%8.43%1.20%0.00%

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss65.40%34.60%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%7.38%10.07%13.42%28.86%30.54%9.73%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss8.33%25.00%58.33%8.33%

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

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (131 people, 38.42%)
  2. Depression (92 people, 26.98%)
  3. Anxiety (41 people, 12.02%)
  4. Psychotic disorder (39 people, 11.44%)
  5. Schizophrenia (28 people, 8.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (85 people, 24.93%)
  2. Depakote (76 people, 22.29%)
  3. Zoloft (70 people, 20.53%)
  4. Seroquel (60 people, 17.60%)
  5. Lamictal (56 people, 16.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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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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