Review: Dementia and Loose bowel movements
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Loose bowel movements (Diarrhea) by studying 4,709 people who have Dementia. We analyze the Dementia patients by their gender and age, the severity of Loose bowel movements, drugs used, and common conditions other than Dementia. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dementia is typically treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Galantamine Hydrobromide.
Loose bowel movements
Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 4,709 people who have dementia are studied. Among them, 135 (2.87%) have Loose Bowel Movements.
Gender of people who have dementia and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||47.06%||52.94% |
Age of people who have dementia and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.59%||1.18%||98.22% |
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 * :
- Dementia (135 people, 100.00%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 16.30%)
- Prostatic disorder (21 people, 15.56%)
- Cardiac disorder (19 people, 14.07%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (19 people, 14.07%)
- Nervous system disorder (16 people, 11.85%)
- Urine flow decreased (15 people, 11.11%)
- Anxiety (13 people, 9.63%)
- Mineral supplementation (10 people, 7.41%)
- Amnesia (9 people, 6.67%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Namenda (91 people, 67.41%)
- Aricept (81 people, 60.00%)
- Exelon (32 people, 23.70%)
- Avodart (26 people, 19.26%)
- Furosemide (23 people, 17.04%)
- Uroxatral (22 people, 16.30%)
- Zetia (22 people, 16.30%)
- Plavix (21 people, 15.56%)
- Alprazolam (21 people, 15.56%)
- Norvasc (20 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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