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A study for a 82-year old man who takes Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride

Summary: 35 male patients aged 82 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 82 year old male patient who has Alzheimer's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 3, 2015: 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.

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- support group for people who have Alzheimer's Disease
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