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Review: could Xanax cause Anterograde amnesia?

Summary: Anterograde amnesia could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also take Gabitril, and have Temporal lobe epilepsy.

We study 54,812 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 (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Anterograde amnesia

Anterograde amnesia (loss of memory for events after an incident) (latest reports from 572 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes mellitus, sleep disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Anterograde Amnesia. They amount to 0.88% of all the 570 people who have Anterograde Amnesia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anterograde amnesia in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Anterograde amnesia * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Anterograde amnesia100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anterograde amnesia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Anterograde amnesia when taking Xanax ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anterograde amnesia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Temporal lobe epilepsy (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Insomnia (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Psychogenic pain disorder (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabitril (4 people, 80.00%)
  2. Remeron (4 people, 80.00%)
  3. Synthroid (4 people, 80.00%)
  4. Keppra (4 people, 80.00%)
  5. Lexapro (4 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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