Aricept and Namenda drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Aricept and Namenda together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Aricept and Namenda. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,920 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,824 users)

Namenda

Namenda has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia. (latest outcomes from Namenda 9,519 users)

On Jan, 31, 2017

3,920 people who take Aricept, Namenda are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aricept and Namenda drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • somnolence
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • agitation
  • decreased appetite
1 - 6 months:
  • somnolence
  • fall
  • agitation
  • abnormal behaviour
  • loss of consciousness
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
  • confusional state
  • feeling abnormal
6 - 12 months:
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • gait disturbance
  • oedema peripheral
  • erythema
  • malaise
  • somnolence
  • abdominal discomfort
  • bradycardia
  • diarrhoea
1 - 2 years:
  • sopor
  • fall
  • confusional state
  • urinary tract infection
  • syncope
  • cholelithiasis
  • convulsion
  • decubitus ulcer
  • gait disturbance
  • hallucination
2 - 5 years:
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • general physical health deterioration
  • pneumonia
  • cholelithiasis
  • convulsion
  • dysphagia
  • gallbladder cancer metastatic
  • loss of consciousness
  • aggression
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • arrhythmia
  • blood potassium abnormal
  • dementia alzheimer's type
  • constipation
  • dehydration
  • fall
  • abdominal distension
10+ years:
  • dementia alzheimer's type
  • anaemia
  • aortic stenosis
  • fall
  • renal impairment
not specified:
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • somnolence
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • urinary tract infection
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • gait disturbance

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • asthenia
  • agitation
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • gait disturbance
  • fatigue
  • dementia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • death
  • diabetes mellitus
2-9:
  • encephalopathy
  • hallucination, visual
  • agitation
  • accidental overdose
  • eye movement disorder
  • dystonia
  • heart rate increased
  • lethargy
  • respiratory rate increased
  • toxic encephalopathy
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • arthritis
  • back disorder
  • blindness
  • bone density decreased
  • calcium deficiency
  • cataract
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cyst
  • depression
20-29:
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • agitation
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • disease recurrence
  • extrasystoles
  • hospitalisation
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sexual dysfunction
  • thrombocytopenia
30-39:
  • depression
  • suicide attempt
  • cognitive disorder
  • apraxia
  • convulsion
  • drug effect decreased
  • hypotension
  • muscle spasms
  • weight increased
  • aggression
40-49:
  • death
  • fatigue
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • confusional state
  • gait disturbance
  • headache
  • tremor
  • arrhythmia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
50-59:
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • agitation
  • asthenia
  • confusional state
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • nasopharyngitis
  • gait disturbance
60+:
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • somnolence
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • urinary tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • agitation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is often used to treat dementia alzheimer's type. Namenda (memantine hydrochloride) is often used to treat dementia alzheimer's type. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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