Review: could Omeprazole cause Impaired memory (Memory loss)?
Summary: Impaired memory is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 89,908 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,116 have Impaired memory. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired memory and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,810 Omeprazole users)
Impaired memory has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,329 Impaired memory patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 89,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,116 people (1.24%) have Impaired Memory.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Impaired memory * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Impaired memory||16.67%||13.33%||15.00%||13.33%||16.67%||20.00%||5.00% |
Gender of people who have Impaired memory when taking Omeprazole * :
|Impaired memory||63.00%||37.00% |
Age of people who have Impaired memory when taking Omeprazole * :
|Impaired memory||0.00%||0.10%||1.18%||1.27%||5.19%||20.08%||24.78%||47.40% |
Severity of Impaired memory when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Impaired memory||13.64%||56.82%||27.27%||2.27% |
How people recovered from Impaired memory ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Impaired memory||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (139 people, 12.46%)
- Pain (125 people, 11.20%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (106 people, 9.50%)
- Hypertension (98 people, 8.78%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (70 people, 6.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (217 people, 19.44%)
- Simvastatin (199 people, 17.83%)
- Folic acid (123 people, 11.02%)
- Lisinopril (115 people, 10.30%)
- Furosemide (114 people, 10.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- My baby has been taking omeprozole for a month now and all he does is sleeps hes 3 month and takes 7.5ml is this normal
my son is 3 months old and was a very sickly baby he started of on 2.5mls of omeprozole but the peadiatriction tripled it to 7.5mls and i find as soon as he takes the medication all he does is sleep all day just waking up for feeds is this normal as i think he should b more awake at this age ???
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I was a pretty calm and relaxed person until I started omeprazole which after taking it for about 2 weeks,I didn't realize that I was stressing and having anxiety due to this drug. but it kept taking it . I got worse and worse every time I tried to do something I would get terrible anxiety and depression and frustration and then I realized that there must be something about this drug that was causing it and I quit taking it. I felt a definite difference when I quit taking it I was not quite so stressed didn't have anxiety I'm still withdrawing from it but I feel like I'm a whole lot better than I would not recommend this to anyone
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Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:
Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
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