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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

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of zetia reports

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 469,561 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Memory loss reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 24,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 392 people (1.60%) have Memory Loss.

Trend of Memory loss in Zetia reports

Time on Zetia when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss13.85%23.08%1.54%7.69%49.23%1.54%3.08%

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

FemaleMale
Memory loss56.28%43.72%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.61%12.16%20.06%67.17%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Zetia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss18.18%63.64%18.18%0.00%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (83 people, 21.17%)
  2. Hypertension (42 people, 10.71%)
  3. Depression (42 people, 10.71%)
  4. Insomnia (28 people, 7.14%)
  5. Osteoporosis (27 people, 6.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (118 people, 30.10%)
  2. Aspirin (108 people, 27.55%)
  3. Nexium (80 people, 20.41%)
  4. Plavix (79 people, 20.15%)
  5. Ambien (62 people, 15.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Halucinations, Talking Out Of Her Head, Sleeping Difficulty, Falling , Memory Loss, and takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, Geodon, Cogentin, Depakote)
    Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? ...

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  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

  • Memory loss& confusion
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Loss Of Memory, and takes Celexa)
    I can not remember the majority or most of my past.I am very,very confused about things or stuff that I used to know everything about

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