Review: could Propofol cause Retrograde Amnesia?


Retrograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Propofol. We study 12,562 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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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) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, hypersensitivity, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 340 Retrograde amnesia patients).

On Oct, 24, 2016

12,562 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 of Retrograde Amnesia **:

  • 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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