Review: could Percocet cause Short-term Memory Loss?


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 27,976 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 901 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 29,948 users)

Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with weakness, confusional state, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 71,070 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

27,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 901 people (3.22%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Percocet when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 32.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.2 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 62.64 %
  • male: 37.36 %

Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.43 %
  • 20-29: 5.31 %
  • 30-39: 8.75 %
  • 40-49: 27.55 %
  • 50-59: 21.95 %
  • 60+: 35.72 %

Severity if Short-term Memory Loss when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 5 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 45 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Short-term Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (274 people)
  • Depression (114 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (68 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (66 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (61 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (242 people)
  • Zometa (218 people)
  • Neurontin (170 people)
  • Xanax (161 people)
  • Ambien (152 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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