Review: could Xanax cause Anterograde Amnesia?


Summary

Anterograde amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Xanax. We study 55,300 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Anterograde amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anterograde amnesia and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,022 users)

Anterograde Amnesia

Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) (latest reports from 147 Anterograde amnesia patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

55,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Anterograde Amnesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Anterograde amnesia?

Gender of people who have Anterograde Amnesia when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Anterograde Amnesia when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (3 people)
  • Psychogenic Pain Disorder (1 person)
  • Insomnia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (4 people)
  • Neurontin (4 people)
  • Lexapro (4 people)
  • Keppra (4 people)
  • Gabitril (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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