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Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride for a 76-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old male patient who has Alzheimer's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35 male patients aged 76 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,462 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Trend of aricept reports

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,865 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Trend of oxybutynin chloride reports

What are the conditions

Alzheimer's disease (alzheimer's disease (ad) is the most common form of dementia, a neurologic disease) (latest reports from 377 patients) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Exelon, Donepezil, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

On Nov, 22, 2014: 35 males aged 76 (±5) who take Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride are studied

Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 76

Gender: male

Conditions: Alzheimer's Disease

Drugs taking:
- Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Oxybutynin ChlorideThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Respiratory Depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths)n/aPneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)n/an/an/an/aFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)Respiratory Depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths)Ataxia Nec
Pneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Urinary Tract Infection
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Clonic Convulsion (long lasting seizure)Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Myoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Renal Disorder (kidney disease)
Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)Depression
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Muscle Rigidity (muscle stiffness)
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Alzheimer's Disease
- support group for people who take Aricept
- support group for people who take Oxybutynin Chloride

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • How does aricept compare to exelon for diarrea side effect?
    (Asked by a 80 year old man who has Alzheimer's Disease, and takes Aricept, Exelon)
    When I was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2009 I started on Aricept. After I reached the 10mg. dose I had a very severe case of diarrhea. I want to try a medicine approach again and hope to later add Namenda. I again have started Aricept. If the diarrhea problem with Aricept repeats,should I try Exel ...

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Alzheimer's Disease:
  1. Drowsiness (5 reports)
  2. Memory loss (4 reports)
  3. Confusion (4 reports)
  4. Dizziness (4 reports)
  5. Diarrhea (3 reports)
  6. Agitation (3 reports)
  7. Fainting (2 reports)
  8. Urinary incontinence (2 reports)
  9. Hallucinations (2 reports)
  10. Orthostatic hypotension (2 reports)

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