Review: could Methocarbamol cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Methocarbamol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Insomnia. We study 2,773 people who have side effects while taking Methocarbamol from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Methocarbamol has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 3,275 Methocarbamol users)
Short-term memory loss
Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,469 Short-term memory loss patients)
On May, 8, 2015: 2,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Methocarbamol. Among them, 116 people (4.18%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
Time on Methocarbamol 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||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Methocarbamol * :
|Short-term memory loss||72.88%||27.12% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Methocarbamol * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||1.20%||1.20%||10.84%||39.76%||12.05%||34.94% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Methocarbamol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Insomnia (38 people, 32.76%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (36 people, 31.03%)
- Migraine (35 people, 30.17%)
- Depression (35 people, 30.17%)
- Crohn's disease (32 people, 27.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (51 people, 43.97%)
- Potassium chloride (44 people, 37.93%)
- Atenolol (42 people, 36.21%)
- Furosemide (40 people, 34.48%)
- Dilantin (38 people, 32.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 years ago):
franklin king on Aug, 25, 2011:
I HAVE FANTASTIC COMPLEX BEAUTIFUL DREAMS WITH METHOCARBAMOL! 100% IN THE OVER 60 CATEGORY? IM 55. ISNT IT ODD THAT US OLDISH TIMERS HAVE THESE DREAMS WHILE THE YOUNGER DO NOT? BIZARRE YET I AINT COMPLAININ'.
From this study (6 years ago):
for me I go to the doctor after I have tried the medicine for about 6 months. Some medicines you take and immediately know that they are working. The side effects that bother me the most is my memory loss and insomnia. The ambien worked like a charm for about the first year that I took it and now three years later, I have added Benadryl to assist with the whole insomnia thing. Doctor reccommended doing this instead of going up to a higher dose of ambien. I've also tried melatonin with little succes. The anti deprssent (Lexapro 10mg) does help my depression a lot, but it leaves me with the chronic "no libido" syndrom.
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