Review: could Propofol cause Retrograde Amnesia?


Summary

Retrograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Propofol. We study 12,561 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Retrograde amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Retrograde amnesia and more.

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Propofol

Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in anaesthesia. (latest outcomes from Propofol 15,486 users)

Retrograde Amnesia

Retrograde amnesia (a loss of memory-access to events that occurred, or information that was learned, before an injury or the onset of a disease) (latest reports from 331 Retrograde amnesia patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

12,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Retrograde Amnesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Retrograde amnesia?

Gender of people who have Retrograde Amnesia when taking Propofol *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Retrograde Amnesia when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 75 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Retrograde Amnesia when taking Propofol **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Retrograde Amnesia **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anaesthesia (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Agitation (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lidocaine (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Vitamin B12 (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Ursodiol (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Montelukast Sodium (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Fentanyl Citrate (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urine Ketone Body Present (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Dissociative Amnesia (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Disorientation (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Delusion (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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