Xanax and Anterograde amnesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Anterograde amnesia is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Adderall 10, and have Temporal lobe epilepsy . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 6 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 84,825 users)

Anterograde Amnesia

Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, pain, preventive health care, sleep disorder (latest reports from 245 Anterograde amnesia patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 6 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: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25 %
  • 30-39: 75 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Psychogenic Pain Disorder (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Depression (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remeron (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Neurontin (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Lexapro (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Gabitril (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Adderall 10 (4 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicidal Ideation (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Scar (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Retrograde Amnesia (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (4 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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