Propofol and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy . We study 15,813 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA. Among them, 130 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Short-term Memory Loss

Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Short-term memory loss patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

15,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 130 people (0.82%) have Short-term Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Short-term memory loss?

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

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 71.32 %
  • male: 28.68 %

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

  • 0-1: 1.79 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.04 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 13.39 %
  • 40-49: 16.96 %
  • 50-59: 24.11 %
  • 60+: 29.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (13 people, 10.00%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (13 people, 10.00%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (13 people, 10.00%)
  • Depression (11 people, 8.46%)
  • General Anaesthesia (10 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (45 people, 34.62%)
  • Lidocaine (25 people, 19.23%)
  • Zometa (24 people, 18.46%)
  • Versed (24 people, 18.46%)
  • Morphine (22 people, 16.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (41 people, 31.54%)
  • Pain (36 people, 27.69%)
  • Depression (33 people, 25.38%)
  • Injury (30 people, 23.08%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (29 people, 22.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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