Lariam and Cfs - from FDA reports
Cfs is found among people who take Lariam, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Cfs with Lariam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,017 people who have side effects when taking Lariam from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 22, 2017
3,017 people reported to have side effects when taking Lariam.
Among them, 9 people (0.3%) have Cfs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lariam when people have Cfs *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cfs when taking Lariam *:
- female: 55.56 %
- male: 44.44 %
Age of people who have Cfs when taking Lariam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 57.14 %
- 20-29: 14.29 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 28.57 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (1 person, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (2 people, 22.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (8 people, 88.89%)
- Headache (7 people, 77.78%)
- Depression (7 people, 77.78%)
- Tinnitus (6 people, 66.67%)
- Dry Skin (6 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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