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Review: Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride for a 81-year old man

This is a personalized study of taking Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride for a 81 year old male patient who has Alzheimer's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 33 male patients aged 81 (±5) who take the drugs from FDA and social media.

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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

On Feb, 8, 2014: 33 males aged 76 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride are studied

Trend of Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (2867789)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among males aged 76 (±5) who take the drugs
Oxybutynin ChlorideThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Most common interactions experienced by males aged 76 (±5) in the use of Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride:

InteractionNumber of reports
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)8
Urinary Tract Infection5
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)4
Ataxia Nec4
Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)4
Myoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)3
Depression3
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)3
Renal Disorder (kidney disease)3
Muscle Rigidity (muscle stiffness)3

Most common interactions experienced by males aged 76 (±5) in long term use of Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride:

None.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • My mom was admitted to a nursing home 2-weeks ago before that she was held over at the hospital 13 days, meds was changed, Aricept removed and Detrol she had a staff MD. her primary care md passed away 3 years ago. He put her on her meds and tooked good care of her. She has not been without a primary md but he does not practice outside his offices. Mom had a good mental status did removing Aricept/Detrol trigger bad symptoms?

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