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Aricept, Oxybutynin Chloride for a 81-year old man

This is a personalized study for a 81 year old male patient who has Alzheimer's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35 male patients aged 81 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Aricept (what 15,457 Aricept users reported?) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is used in alzheimer's disease.

Oxybutynin chloride (what 2,853 Oxybutynin Chloride users reported?) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is used in urge incontinence.

What are the conditions

Alzheimer's disease (what 374 Alzheimer's Disease patients reported?) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Exelon, Donepezil, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

On Aug, 15, 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 :


Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Respiratory Depressionn/aPneumonia Aspirationn/an/an/an/aFatigue
ShockRespiratory DepressionAtaxia Nec
Pneumonia AspirationShockAtrial Fibrillation
ConvulsionConvulsionUrinary Tract Infection
BradycardiaClonic ConvulsionUrinary Incontinence
Cardio-respiratory ArrestBradycardiaMyoclonic Jerks
Atrial FibrillationCardio-respiratory ArrestRenal Disorder
Cerebral InfarctionDepression
Atrial FibrillationMuscle Rigidity
Cardio-respiratory Arrest

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    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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