Review: could Niaspan cause Temporal memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Temporal memory loss is found among people who take Niaspan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 41,171 people who have side effects while taking Niaspan from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Temporal memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Temporal memory loss and more.
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Niaspan has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 41,701 Niaspan users)
Temporal memory loss
Temporal memory loss (memory loss due to scarring on left temporal lobe) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,452 Temporal memory loss patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Niaspan. Among them, 145 people (0.35%) have Temporal Memory Loss.
Time on Niaspan when people have Temporal memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Temporal memory loss||33.33%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.67%||20.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Temporal memory loss when taking Niaspan * :
|Temporal memory loss||49.70%||50.30% |
Age of people who have Temporal memory loss when taking Niaspan * :
|Temporal memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.64%||0.82%||19.67%||23.77%||54.10% |
Severity of Temporal memory loss when taking Niaspan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Temporal memory loss||0.00%||57.14%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Temporal memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Temporal memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (29 people, 20.00%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (15 people, 10.34%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 8.97%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.28%)
- Depression (12 people, 8.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (84 people, 57.93%)
- Lipitor (49 people, 33.79%)
- Plavix (34 people, 23.45%)
- Prilosec (33 people, 22.76%)
- Crestor (30 people, 20.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Cymbalta for a 64-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Memory Impairment
- A study of drug interactions between Fentanyl, Neurontin, Keppra Xr for a 33-year old woman with Pain, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Gait Disturbance, Short-term Memory Loss, Nausea, Fatigue - Chronic, Visual Impairment, Pain Exacerbated, Migraine With Aura
- A study of drug interactions between Centrum, Hydroxyzine, Pravastatin Sodium, Dapsone, Stribild for a 43-year old woman with Multi-vitamin Maintenance, Itching, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Opportunistic Infection, Hiv. The patient has Lumbar Pain, Impaired Memory, Chills, Cold Intolerance
- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Memory Impairment, Sleeping Sickness
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 36-year old woman with Acid Reflux. The patient has Loss Of Memory, Absence Of Thirst
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