Who have Short-term memory loss with Sandostatin - from FDA reports


Short-term memory loss is found among people who take Sandostatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Synthroid, and have Neuroendocrine tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,748 people who have side effects when taking Sandostatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 18, 2019

25,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin.
Among them, 655 people (2.54%) have Short-term memory loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin cause Short-term memory loss?

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

  • < 1 month: 32.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.2 %
  • 10+ years: 4.6 %

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

  • female: 63.46 %
  • male: 36.54 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.81 %
  • 30-39: 3.52 %
  • 40-49: 8.94 %
  • 50-59: 20.33 %
  • 60+: 66.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 132 people, 20.15%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 89 people, 13.59%
  3. Carcinoid Syndrome (syndrome includes flushing and diarrhoea, and, less frequently, heart failure and bronchoconstriction): 53 people, 8.09%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 47 people, 7.18%
  5. Pain: 33 people, 5.04%
  6. Diabetes: 27 people, 4.12%
  7. Thyroid Diseases: 26 people, 3.97%
  8. Depression: 26 people, 3.97%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 23 people, 3.51%
  10. Pituitary Tumor: 21 people, 3.21%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 53 people, 8.09%
  2. Metformin: 35 people, 5.34%
  3. Afinitor: 34 people, 5.19%
  4. Amlodipine: 31 people, 4.73%
  5. Lipitor: 26 people, 3.97%
  6. Calcium: 19 people, 2.90%
  7. Dilaudid: 19 people, 2.90%
  8. Morphine: 18 people, 2.75%
  9. Crestor: 17 people, 2.60%
  10. Vitamin D: 17 people, 2.60%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 246 people, 37.56%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 224 people, 34.20%
  3. Weight Decreased: 224 people, 34.20%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 220 people, 33.59%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 219 people, 33.44%
  6. Weakness: 204 people, 31.15%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 178 people, 27.18%
  8. Pain: 156 people, 23.82%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 155 people, 23.66%
  10. Abdominal Pain: 147 people, 22.44%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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