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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 89,890 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

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 92,773 users)

Impaired memory

Impaired memory has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Impaired memory 62,112 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 89,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,115 people (1.24%) have Impaired Memory.

Trend of Impaired memory in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Impaired memory * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Impaired memory16.95%13.56%15.25%13.56%16.95%18.64%5.08%

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

FemaleMale
Impaired memory63.06%36.94%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Impaired memory0.00%0.10%1.18%1.27%5.20%20.10%24.71%47.45%

Severity of Impaired memory when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Impaired memory13.95%55.81%27.91%2.33%

How people recovered from Impaired memory ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Impaired memory0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (139 people, 12.47%)
  2. Pain (125 people, 11.21%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (106 people, 9.51%)
  4. Hypertension (98 people, 8.79%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (70 people, 6.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (217 people, 19.46%)
  2. Simvastatin (199 people, 17.85%)
  3. Folic acid (123 people, 11.03%)
  4. Lisinopril (115 people, 10.31%)
  5. Furosemide (114 people, 10.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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