Related topic: Dementia, Loose bowel movements
Review: could Dementia cause Loose bowel movements?
Summary: Loose bowel movements could be caused by Dementia, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Namenda.
We study 4,736 people who have Dementia from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Loose bowel movements (Diarrhea). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Dementia (latest reports from 42,145 patients) is typically treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Galantamine Hydrobromide.
Loose bowel movements
Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) (latest reports from 1,089,014 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 4,734 people who have dementia are studied. Among them, 143 (3.02%) have Loose Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,092,800 people who have Loose Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have dementia and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||46.23%||53.77% |
Age of people who have dementia and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.56%||1.11%||98.89% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose bowel movements||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 18.18%)
- Prostatic disorder (21 people, 14.69%)
- Cardiac disorder (19 people, 13.29%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (19 people, 13.29%)
- Nervous system disorder (16 people, 11.19%)
- Urine flow decreased (15 people, 10.49%)
- Anxiety (13 people, 9.09%)
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (11 people, 7.69%)
- Amnesia (9 people, 6.29%)
- Memory impairment (8 people, 5.59%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Namenda (95 people, 66.43%)
- Aricept (85 people, 59.44%)
- Exelon (33 people, 23.08%)
- Avodart (26 people, 18.18%)
- Furosemide (23 people, 16.08%)
- Vitamin d (22 people, 15.38%)
- Zetia (22 people, 15.38%)
- Uroxatral (22 people, 15.38%)
- Norvasc (21 people, 14.69%)
- Alprazolam (21 people, 14.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:
Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27
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