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Causes of Amnesia

Causes of Amnesia

Amnesia is most often caused by injury or damage to the parts of the brain that control memory. Brain damage can occur from stroke, encephalitis, oxygen deprivation, alcohol abuse and brain tumors.

List of causes of Amnesia

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Amnesia) that could possibly cause Amnesia includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Amnesia

Amnesia: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Amnesia, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Amnesia:

Amnesia: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Amnesia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Amnesia as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Amnesia as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Amnesia. Our database lists the following as having Amnesia as a complication of that condition:

Amnesia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Amnesia as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Amnesia. Our database lists the following as having Amnesia as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Amnesia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Amnesia as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Midazolam Hydrochloride
  • Versed
  • Dormicum
  • Zetran Injection
  • Apo-Diazepam
  • more drugs...»

Drug interactions causing Amnesia:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Amnesia as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Ativan (Lorazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Dalmane (Flurazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Doral (Quazepam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Halcion (Triazolam) interaction
  • Prilosec (Omeprazole) and Klonopin (Clonazepam) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Medical news summaries relating to Amnesia:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Amnesia:

Related information on causes of Amnesia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Amnesia may be found in:

 

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