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Related topic: Temozolomide, Short-term memory loss

Review: could Temozolomide cause Short-term memory loss?

Summary: Short-term memory loss could be caused by Temozolomide, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Dilantin, and have Glioblastoma multiforme.

We study 2,789 people who have side effects while taking Temozolomide from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.

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Temozolomide

Temozolomide (latest outcomes from 2,804 users) has active ingredients of temozolomide. It is often used in glioblastoma multiforme.

Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 461,362 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 1, 2014: 2,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Temozolomide. Among them, 28 people (1.00%) have Short-term Memory Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 460,605 people who have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Temozolomide reports

Time on Temozolomide when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss66.67%11.11%22.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Temozolomide * :

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss56.67%43.33%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Temozolomide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%47.62%42.86%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Temozolomide ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Glioblastoma multiforme (8 people, 28.57%)
  2. Glioblastoma (4 people, 14.29%)
  3. Ependymoma (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Blood corticotrophin increased (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Small cell carcinoma (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dilantin (5 people, 17.86%)
  2. Decadron (5 people, 17.86%)
  3. Nexium (4 people, 14.29%)
  4. Tylenol (3 people, 10.71%)
  5. Neurontin (3 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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