Review: could Lisinopril cause Short-term Memory Loss?


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 117,128 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,912 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 120,608 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with weakness, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 76,274 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

117,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 1,912 people (1.63%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 6.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.69 %
  • 10+ years: 12.15 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 57.9 %
  • male: 42.1 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 3.59 %
  • 40-49: 15.42 %
  • 50-59: 26.51 %
  • 60+: 53.22 %

Severity if Short-term Memory Loss when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 16.18 %
  • moderate: 67.65 %
  • severe: 13.24 %
  • most severe: 2.94 %

How people recovered from Short-term Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 5 %
  • not yet: 95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (381 people, 19.93%)
  • Depression (258 people, 13.49%)
  • Pain (168 people, 8.79%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (144 people, 7.53%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (120 people, 6.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (418 people, 21.86%)
  • Simvastatin (312 people, 16.32%)
  • Lipitor (249 people, 13.02%)
  • Lasix (220 people, 11.51%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (219 people, 11.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (403 people, 21.08%)
  • Fatigue (393 people, 20.55%)
  • Dizziness (377 people, 19.72%)
  • Anxiety (363 people, 18.99%)
  • Fall (355 people, 18.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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