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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.

What are the drugs

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,860 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

What are the conditions

Alzheimer's disease (alzheimer's disease (ad) is the most common form of dementia, a neurologic disease) (latest reports from 375 patients) 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 :

n/a

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.

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:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who have Alzheimer's Disease
- group for people who take Aricept
- group for people who take Oxybutynin Chloride

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • seems to black out standing up after bowel movements but not always.

    Reply

    nurse14 on Aug, 27, 2014:

    Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • He was "ok" four weeks ago and now has trouble remembering, walking,writing and talking.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • He was "ok" four weeks ago and now has trouble remembering, walking,writing

    Reply

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • How does aricept compare to exelon for diarrea side effect?
    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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