Review: could Singulair cause Sudden Memory Loss?


Summary

Sudden memory loss is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Albuterol, and have Asthma . We study 47,995 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 667 have Sudden memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden memory loss and more.

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Singulair

Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Singulair 49,741 users)

Sudden Memory Loss

Sudden memory loss has been reported by people with muscle aches, feeling abnormal, confusional state, speech impairment (adult), high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 76,274 Sudden memory loss patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

47,995 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 667 people (1.39%) have Sudden Memory Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Sudden memory loss?

Time on Singulair when people have Sudden Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 22.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.96 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Sudden Memory Loss when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 75.42 %
  • male: 24.58 %

Age of people who have Sudden Memory Loss when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.48 %
  • 10-19: 5.9 %
  • 20-29: 4.57 %
  • 30-39: 9.71 %
  • 40-49: 18.29 %
  • 50-59: 19.05 %
  • 60+: 36.0 %

Severity if Sudden Memory Loss when taking Singulair **:

  • least: 15.62 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 18.75 %
  • most severe: 3.12 %

How people recovered from Sudden Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 5.26 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 94.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (158 people)
  • Depression (93 people)
  • Pain (67 people)
  • Hypertension (51 people)
  • Insomnia (50 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (123 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (92 people)
  • Nexium (90 people)
  • Zyrtec (84 people)
  • Aspirin (75 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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