Review: could Oxycodone cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Oxycodone hcl, and have Pain. We study 25,949 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 606 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 27,309 Oxycodone users)
Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,469 Memory loss patients)
On May, 14, 2015: 25,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 606 people (2.34%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Oxycodone 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||13.95%||23.26%||11.63%||2.33%||11.63%||16.28%||20.93% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Oxycodone * :
|Memory loss||64.55%||35.45% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Oxycodone * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.58%||3.66%||8.09%||18.50%||35.65%||33.53% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Oxycodone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||9.09%||54.55%||36.36%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (175 people, 28.88%)
- Depression (51 people, 8.42%)
- Hypertension (51 people, 8.42%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (49 people, 8.09%)
- Breast cancer (45 people, 7.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycodone hcl (606 people, 100.00%)
- Oxycontin (234 people, 38.61%)
- Zometa (165 people, 27.23%)
- Aspirin (132 people, 21.78%)
- Neurontin (122 people, 20.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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