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A study for a 89-year old woman who takes Aricept, Zoloft

Summary: 281 female patients aged 89 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 89 year old female patient who has Dementia, Depression - Elderly. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 24, 2015: 281 females aged 83 (±5) who take Aricept, Zoloft are studied

Aricept, Zoloft outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 83

Gender: female

Conditions: Dementia, Depression - Elderly

Drugs taking:
- Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months

Drug interactions have: moderate hallucinations

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations 0 (0.00% of females aged 83 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations in Dementia37 (2.72% of females aged 83 (±5) who have Dementia)
Hallucinations in Depression - Elderly0 (0.00% of females aged 83 (±5) who have Depression - elderly)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations in Aricept60 (1.50% of females aged 83 (±5) who take Aricept)
Hallucinations in Zoloft37 (1.40% of females aged 83 (±5) who take Zoloft)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aricept is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Zoloft is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaRespiratory DistressFemoral Neck FractureArthritisHypernatraemian/an/aDepressed Level Of Consciousness
NauseaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAnaemiaShort-term Memory LossFallConfusional State
HeadacheDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessHallucinationDizzinessConfusional StateFall
Atrial FibrillationHepatitis FulminantNauseaDisorientationConfusion
Sinus BradycardiaPneumonia AspirationPsychomotor RetardationMalnutritionSedation
Supraventricular ExtrasystolesHepatomegalyHigh Blood PressureHypothyroidismDehydration
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteLower Leg PainPsychomotor RetardationNausea
Atrial TachycardiaAmmonia IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedHydrocephalusDysphagia
Renal FailureDeliriumRunny NoseMemory ImpairmentSpeech Disorder Nec
Blood Glucose DecreasedAsthmaInsomnia Related To Another Mental ConditionGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationLiver Function Tests Nos Abnormal

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who take Aricept and have Hallucinations
- support group for people who take Zoloft and have Hallucinations
- support group for people who have Hallucinations and Depression - Elderly
- support group for people who have Dementia
- support group for people who have Depression - Elderly
- support group for people who take Aricept
- support group for people who take Zoloft

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