Review: could Seroquel cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Short-term 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 76,286 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,913 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term 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 79,149 Seroquel users)
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 63,420 Short-term memory loss patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,913 people (2.51%) have Short-term Memory Loss.
Time on Seroquel when people have Short-term memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Short-term memory loss||17.69%||20.33%||3.80%||21.16%||26.12%||7.60%||3.31% |
Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Short-term memory loss||67.55%||32.45% |
Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Short-term memory loss||0.00%||0.07%||1.35%||6.13%||7.39%||23.07%||41.69%||20.30% |
Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Short-term memory loss||10.91%||47.27%||30.91%||10.91% |
How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Short-term memory loss||3.23%||3.23%||93.55% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,434 people, 74.96%)
- Bipolar disorder (1,281 people, 66.96%)
- Sleep disorder (1,248 people, 65.24%)
- Anxiety (1,077 people, 56.30%)
- Bipolar i disorder (504 people, 26.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel xr (643 people, 33.61%)
- Xanax (596 people, 31.16%)
- Lamictal (513 people, 26.82%)
- Klonopin (463 people, 24.20%)
- Ativan (423 people, 22.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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