A 78-year-old female asked:
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Memory loss & causes for people age 70 or older does multi tasking, taking sleeping meds , allergy meds contribute to memory loss.? Am newly retired

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Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Yes: Common medicines used for sleep problems and most allergy medicines do cause memory problems, especially in older adults.
Answered on Jan 7, 2013

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