Review: could Geodon cause Short-term memory loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,435 people who take Geodon. Among them, 341 have Short-term memory loss. See who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Geodon (latest outcomes from 14,687 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Geodon include diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight increased, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
Short-term memory loss
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On Mar, 2, 2014: 14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 341 people (2.43%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
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||42.17%||34.94%||6.02%||7.23%||8.43%||1.20%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon * :
|Short-term memory loss||65.40%||34.60% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||7.38%||10.07%||13.42%||28.86%||30.54%||9.73% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Geodon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||8.33%||25.00%||58.33%||8.33% |
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, 38.42%)
- Depression (92 people, 26.98%)
- Anxiety (41 people, 12.02%)
- Psychotic disorder (39 people, 11.44%)
- Schizophrenia (28 people, 8.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (85 people, 24.93%)
- Depakote (76 people, 22.29%)
- Zoloft (70 people, 20.53%)
- Seroquel (60 people, 17.60%)
- Lamictal (56 people, 16.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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