Review: could Seroquel cause Memory loss?
Summary: Memory loss 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 76,299 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,914 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,156 Seroquel users)
Memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,420 Memory loss patients)
On Mar, 21, 2015: 76,299 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,914 people (2.51%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Seroquel when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||17.66%||20.30%||3.80%||21.12%||26.24%||7.59%||3.30% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Memory loss||67.56%||32.44% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.07%||1.35%||6.15%||7.39%||23.07%||41.68%||20.30% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||10.71%||48.21%||30.36%||10.71% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||3.12%||3.12%||93.75% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,435 people, 74.97%)
- Bipolar disorder (1,282 people, 66.98%)
- Sleep disorder (1,248 people, 65.20%)
- Anxiety (1,077 people, 56.27%)
- Bipolar i disorder (504 people, 26.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel xr (643 people, 33.59%)
- Xanax (596 people, 31.14%)
- Lamictal (513 people, 26.80%)
- Klonopin (463 people, 24.19%)
- Ativan (424 people, 22.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Michelle (7 months ago):
I just want to tell you I'm very grateful for your share. Thank you.
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RedRobin (1 year ago):
In 1998, I was prescribed Seroquel for Major Depression. My dosage started at 200mg take 4 pills/capsules at bedtime. In 2003 the dosage was decreased to 200mg take 2 at bedtime. I gradually took myself off the medicine completely in 2010. My family and friends refer to 1998-2010 as my 12 year coma. I have minimal memories of those 12 years. I had to re-learn how to do routines activities. Such as, how to wash, dry and fold laundry, how the work the coffee maker, can opener, tea maker, toaster over, microwave over dish washer etc. I had to re-learn how to drive a car, do computer work, pay bills, finances, taxes even buying stamps and groceries. I was a financial analyst for over 10 years and had a 2 hr commute to and from work. I’m still a bit uneasy about driving on the highway, but I’m getting there. It’s now 2014 and I still don’t remember weddings, funerals, special events and 12 years of my life memories. Additionally, I was diagnosed with diabetes in 2010 my sugar level was over 750. I’m currently on three medications to try to control it. During those 12 years I was sean by 4 different psychiatrists. Not one doctor understood what was going on. PLEASE learn from my experience! YOU are in control of YOUR HEALTH. Don't rely on doctors ONLY. Ask questions and don't stop until you trust the answer. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
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- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Multivitamin, Baby Aspirin, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Mirtazapine, Seroquel, Trazodone Hydrochloride for a 73-year old woman with Deficiency - Vitamin C, Supplement, Preventative, Hypothyroidism, Depression, Appetite Stimulant, Insomnia, Depression. The patient has Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
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- A study of drug interactions between Folic Acid, Methotrexate for a 51-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Memory Impairment, Sleeping Sickness
Recent Seroquel related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Alprazolam, Quetiapine Fumarate, Citalopram Hydrobromide, Paroxetine Hydrochloride for a 28-year old man who has George
- Comparions of Seroquel, Ziprasidone Hydrochloride for a 29-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
- Comparions of Seroquel Xr, Remeron for a 65-year old man who has Major Depression
- Comparions of Seroquel Xr, Marijuana for a 39-year old man who has Bipolar Ii Disorder
- Comparions of Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Quetiapine Fumarate, Temazepam, Diazepam, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman who has Anxiety Depression M.e.
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