Review: Risperdal and Aricept drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Risperdal and Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on 918 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,168 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,049 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 918 people who reported to have interactions when taking Risperdal, Aricept are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Risperdal (risperidone)
- Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Risperdal, Aricept:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||123|
|Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||81|
|Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||69|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||62|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||50|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||46|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Risperdal, Aricept:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)||17|
|Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)||16|
|Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)||8|
|Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)||4|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Risperdal (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is often used to treat alzheimer's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Risperdal is used in:
- Aricept is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Risperdal alternatives:
- Aricept alternatives:
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Having dreams, severe anxiety,sleeping a lot during day, not sleeping at night, mask face, frightened,
Just want to know if there are adverse effects of this combination of drugs. It's for my mother and her family doctor has prescribed some of the medication without my knowledge (I have power of attorney).
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Andrea Ann Newlon: Does donepezil cause increased appetite?
I WOULD SIMPLY LIKE TO KNOW IF DONEPEZIL CAUSES AN INCREASE IN APPETITE!! WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR ANSWER SOON AND APPRECIATE YOUR TIME. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!!
- By kevin: I have a brother that is 14 years old & his being taking risperdal for 9 years already & i want to know if that medication is causing my brother on over weight, having breast & being aggressive?
Please I need information so I can help my brother because he doesn't talk am his oldest sister thank you
- By christieyes: Does risperdal cause epileptic focus disorder?
i have a brain injury,that causes a rare seizure disorder called epileptic focus disorder,id like to know how i got the brain injury???? is it from my risperidal/risperdone? also is it from carbomazipine?
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