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Review: could Zetia cause Memory loss?
Summary: 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 24,558 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.
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Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Memory loss (latest reports from 469,561 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 30, 2014: 24,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 392 people (1.60%) have Memory Loss.
Time on Zetia when people have Memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory loss||13.85%||23.08%||1.54%||7.69%||49.23%||1.54%||3.08% |
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Zetia * :
|Memory loss||56.28%||43.72% |
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Zetia * :
|Memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.61%||12.16%||20.06%||67.17% |
Severity of Memory loss when taking Zetia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory loss||18.18%||63.64%||18.18%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory loss||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (83 people, 21.17%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 10.71%)
- Depression (42 people, 10.71%)
- Insomnia (28 people, 7.14%)
- Osteoporosis (27 people, 6.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (118 people, 30.10%)
- Aspirin (108 people, 27.55%)
- Nexium (80 people, 20.41%)
- Plavix (79 people, 20.15%)
- Ambien (62 people, 15.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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