Review: could Dementia cause Fatigue?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,729 people who have Dementia. Among them, 198 experience Fatigue. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dementia (latest reports from 43,796 patients) is typically treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Galantamine Hydrobromide.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,501,900 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 4,724 people who have dementia are studied. Among them, 179 (3.79%) have Fatigue.
Gender of people who have dementia and experienced Fatigue * :
Age of people who have dementia and experienced Fatigue * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Dementia (179 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (24 people, 13.41%)
- Parkinson's disease (16 people, 8.94%)
- Tremor (11 people, 6.15%)
- Blood pressure (9 people, 5.03%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 5.03%)
- Pain (9 people, 5.03%)
- Generalised anxiety disorder (8 people, 4.47%)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (8 people, 4.47%)
- Cardiac disorder (8 people, 4.47%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Namenda (179 people, 100.00%)
- Aricept (111 people, 62.01%)
- Aspirin (71 people, 39.66%)
- Toprol-xl (36 people, 20.11%)
- Exelon (32 people, 17.88%)
- Coumadin (32 people, 17.88%)
- Vitamin e (32 people, 17.88%)
- Lipitor (32 people, 17.88%)
- Norvasc (28 people, 15.64%)
- Folic acid (25 people, 13.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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