Review: could Zetia cause Memory Loss?


Memory loss is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 27,047 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zetia 27,544 users)

Memory Loss

Memory loss has been reported by people with drowsiness, confusional state, diarrhea, fall, insomnia (latest reports from 76,274 Memory loss patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

27,047 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 440 people (1.63%) have Memory Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zetia cause Memory loss?

Time on Zetia when people have Memory Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 18.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 3.33 %

Gender of people who have Memory Loss when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 60.19 %
  • male: 39.81 %

Age of people who have Memory Loss when taking Zetia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.61 %
  • 40-49: 10.64 %
  • 50-59: 21.28 %
  • 60+: 67.17 %

Severity if Memory Loss when taking Zetia **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 68.75 %
  • severe: 18.75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Memory Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 18.18 %
  • not yet: 81.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (80 people)
  • Hypertension (43 people)
  • Depression (43 people)
  • Osteoporosis (29 people)
  • Insomnia (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (105 people)
  • Aspirin (78 people)
  • Plavix (75 people)
  • Nexium (65 people)
  • Ambien (55 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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