Review: could Omeprazole cause Impaired Memory?


Impaired memory is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Depression . We study 107,699 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,432 have Impaired memory. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired memory and more.

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Impaired Memory

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

On Aug, 24, 2016

107,699 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 1,432 people (1.33%) have Impaired Memory

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Impaired memory?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Impaired Memory *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 3.85 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Memory when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 64.08 %
  • male: 35.92 %

Age of people who have Impaired Memory when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.59 %
  • 30-39: 5.44 %
  • 40-49: 16.75 %
  • 50-59: 25.46 %
  • 60+: 49.25 %

Severity if Impaired Memory when taking Omeprazole **:

  • least: 13.21 %
  • moderate: 58.49 %
  • severe: 26.42 %
  • most severe: 1.89 %

How people recovered from Impaired Memory **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (171 people)
  • Pain (157 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (150 people)
  • Hypertension (141 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (83 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (236 people)
  • Aspirin (234 people)
  • Folic Acid (152 people)
  • Lisinopril (151 people)
  • Gabapentin (143 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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