Atropine and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports

Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Atropine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ditropan, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,631 people who have side effects when taking Atropine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 13, 2018

4,631 people reported to have side effects when taking Atropine.
Among them, 51 people (1.1%) have Short-term memory loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atropine cause Short-term memory loss?

Time on Atropine when people have Short-term memory loss *:

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Atropine *:

  • female: 63.27 %
  • male: 36.73 %

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Atropine *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 6 people, 11.76%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 9.80%
  3. Migraine (headache): 4 people, 7.84%
  4. Abnormal Faeces (abnormal stool): 4 people, 7.84%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 4 people, 7.84%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Albuterol: 9 people, 17.65%
  2. Procardia Xl: 9 people, 17.65%
  3. Ditropan: 9 people, 17.65%
  4. Plavix: 8 people, 15.69%
  5. Diazepam: 8 people, 15.69%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 27 people, 52.94%
  2. Dizziness: 25 people, 49.02%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 18 people, 35.29%
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 17 people, 33.33%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 17 people, 33.33%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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