Will you have Sudden memory loss with Otezla - from FDA reports


Sudden memory loss is found among people who take Otezla, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Psoriasis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,934 people who have side effects when taking Otezla from FDA, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on apremilast (the active ingredients of Otezla) and Otezla (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Sudden memory loss are also considered in the study.

What is Otezla?

Otezla has active ingredients of apremilast. It is often used in psoriatic arthritis. (latest outcomes from Otezla 65,978 users)

What is Sudden memory loss?

Sudden memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 142,874 Sudden memory loss patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 19, 2019

65,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Otezla.
Among them, 541 people (0.82%) have Sudden memory loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Otezla cause Sudden memory loss?

Time on Otezla when people have Sudden memory loss *:

  • < 1 month: 19.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Otezla *:

  • female: 59.29 %
  • male: 40.71 %

Age of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Otezla *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.8 %
  • 20-29: 3.6 %
  • 30-39: 12.23 %
  • 40-49: 22.3 %
  • 50-59: 32.73 %
  • 60+: 27.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 342 people, 63.22%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 173 people, 31.98%
  3. Pain: 7 people, 1.29%
  4. Hypersensitivity: 7 people, 1.29%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 6 people, 1.11%
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 5 people, 0.92%
  7. Depression: 5 people, 0.92%
  8. Sleep Disorder: 4 people, 0.74%
  9. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 3 people, 0.55%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 0.55%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D: 22 people, 4.07%
  2. Vitamin D3: 21 people, 3.88%
  3. Metformin: 19 people, 3.51%
  4. Multivitamin: 17 people, 3.14%
  5. Synthroid: 16 people, 2.96%
  6. Triamcinolone: 14 people, 2.59%
  7. Humira: 13 people, 2.40%
  8. Zyrtec: 12 people, 2.22%
  9. Amlodipine: 10 people, 1.85%
  10. Flonase: 10 people, 1.85%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 81 people, 14.97%
  2. Diarrhea: 66 people, 12.20%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 64 people, 11.83%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 57 people, 10.54%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 26 people, 4.81%
  6. Weight Decreased: 23 people, 4.25%
  7. Drug Ineffective: 22 people, 4.07%
  8. Rashes (redness): 19 people, 3.51%
  9. Depression: 17 people, 3.14%
  10. Dizziness: 17 people, 3.14%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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