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What side effects of medications might be mistaken for memory loss?
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All the drugs below cause some degree of memory loss.
Special attention should be paid by users of Xanax. Of all the drugs on the market, this drug has the highest incidence of memory loss in users.
■Abilify® - Otsuka America (aripiprazole) Tablets
■Ambien® - Sanofi-Synthelabo (zolpidem tartrate)
■Abilify® - Bristol-Myers Squibb (aripiprazole) Tablets
■Cogentin® Injection - Merck (Benztropine Mesylate)
■Copaxone® - Teva Neuroscience (glatiramer acetate injection)
■Copaxone® tablets - Roche Laboratories (ribavirin, USP)
■Copegus® tablets - Roche Laboratories (ribavirin, USP)
■Cozaar® tablets - Merck (losartan potassium tablets)
■Eldepryl® capsules (Somerset) (SELEGILINE HYDROCHLORIDE)
■Eskalith® - GlaxoSmithKline (lithium carbonate)
■Eskalith® - GlaxoSmithKline (lithium carbonate)
■Gleevec® - Novartis (imatinib mesylate)
■Hyzaar® tablets - Merck (losartan potassium-hydrochlorothiazide tablets)
■Imitrex® Nasal Spray - GlaxoSmithKline (sumatriptan)
■Imitrex® tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (sumatriptan succinate)
■Klonopin® tablets -Roche Laboratories (clonazepam)
■Klonopin® wafers -Roche Laboratories (clonazepam orally disintegrating)
■Lamictal® tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (lamotrigine)
■Lamictal® chewable dispersible tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (lamotrigine)
■Lupron Depot® 3.75 mg - TAP (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
■Lupron Depot®-3 Month 11.25 mg - TAP (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
■Lupron® injection - TAP (leuprolide acetate)
■Maxalt® tablets - Merck (rizatriptan benzoate)
■Maxalt-MLT® orally disintegrating tablets - Merck (rizatriptan benzoate)
■Parcopa™ orally disintegrating tablets - Schwarz (carbidopa-levodopa)
■Pegasys® - Roche Laboratories (peginterferon alfa-2a)
■Prinivil® tablets - Merck (Lisinopril)
■Prinzide® tablets - Merck (Lisinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide)
■Rifamate® capsules - Aventis (rifampin and isoniazid)
■Rifater® tablets - Aventis (rifampin, isoniazid and pyrazinamide)
■Roferon®-A - Roche Laboratories (Interferon alfa-2a, recombinant)
■Seromycin® capsules - Lilly (Cycloserine)
■Stalevo® 50, 100 and 150 tablets - Novartis (carbidopa, levodopa and entacapone)
■Timolide® tablets - Merck (Timolol Maleate-Hydrochlorothiazide)
■Topamax® tablets - Ortho-McNeil (topiramate)
■Topamax® sprinkle capsules - Ortho-McNeil (topiramate capsules)
■Transderm Scop® - Novartis (scopolamine 1.5 mg Transdermal Therapeutic System)
■Vesanoid® capsules - Roche Laboratories (tretinoin)
■Wellbutrin® - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride)
■Wellbutrin SR® sustained-release tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride)
■Wellbutrin XL™ extended-release tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride)
■Xanax® - Pharmacia & Upjohn (alprazolam)
■Xanax XR® - Pharmacia & Upjohn (alprazolam)
■Zonegran® capsules - Eisai (zonisamide)
■Zyban® Sustained-Release tablets - GlaxoSmithKline (bupropion hydrochloride)
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