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Review: could Seroquel cause Amnesia (Memory loss)?





Summary: Amnesia is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel xr, and have Depression.

We study 76,243 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,911 have Amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Amnesia and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 79,098 users)

Amnesia

Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Amnesia 68,032 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 76,232 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,934 people (2.54%) have Amnesia.

Trend of Amnesia in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have Amnesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Amnesia17.74%20.07%3.81%21.23%26.20%7.63%3.32%

Gender of people who have Amnesia when taking Seroquel * :

FemaleMale
Amnesia67.49%32.51%

Age of people who have Amnesia when taking Seroquel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amnesia0.00%0.09%1.34%6.21%7.41%23.23%41.51%20.21%

Severity of Amnesia when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Amnesia11.32%47.17%30.19%11.32%

How people recovered from Amnesia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Amnesia3.33%3.33%93.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,433 people, 74.10%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (1,281 people, 66.24%)
  3. Sleep disorder (1,248 people, 64.53%)
  4. Anxiety (1,076 people, 55.64%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (504 people, 26.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel xr (642 people, 33.20%)
  2. Xanax (596 people, 30.82%)
  3. Lamictal (514 people, 26.58%)
  4. Klonopin (467 people, 24.15%)
  5. Ativan (424 people, 21.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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