Review: could Neurontin cause Memory loss?
We study 56,237 people who have side effects while taking Neurontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,513 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,723 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Memory loss (latest reports from 466,803 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Neurontin. Among them, 2,513 people (4.47%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.54% of all the 465,822 people who have Memory Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Neurontin when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||23.38%||21.85%||14.15%||14.15%||16.92%||6.15%||3.38% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Neurontin * :
|Memory loss||64.52%||35.48% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Neurontin * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.83%||3.16%||10.77%||23.15%||31.59%||30.50% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Neurontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||8.11%||43.24%||40.54%||8.11% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||6.25%||0.00%||93.75% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (434 people, 17.27%)
- Depression (289 people, 11.50%)
- Back pain (236 people, 9.39%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (191 people, 7.60%)
- Neuralgia (177 people, 7.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (307 people, 12.22%)
- Xanax (298 people, 11.86%)
- Lyrica (295 people, 11.74%)
- Aspirin (293 people, 11.66%)
- Vioxx (291 people, 11.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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