Xanax and Anterograde amnesia - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Anterograde amnesia with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,702 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

84,702 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%)
  • 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.

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