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From FDA reports: side effects of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg for a Male patient aged 81

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 81

Gender: male

Conditions: Tremor

Drugs taking:
- Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Derealisation, Hallucination

On Feb, 11, 2014: 6,918 people who reported to have side effects when taking Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg are studied

Trend of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2528595)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Derealisation1 (1.72%)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)2 (3.45%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 81 (±5) in the use of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Parkinsonism (degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)8
Anaemia (lack of blood)7
Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)4
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)4
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)4
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)4
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents)4
Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)3
Blood Creatinine Increased3
Convulsions Nos3

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 81 (±5) in long term use of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg:

None.

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Derealisation1 (0.01%)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)354 (5.12%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)971
Anxiety790
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus744
Pyrexia (fever)695
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)616
Weight Increased425
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)387
Depression348
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)326
Insomnia (sleeplessness)324

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus24
Hypertension (high blood pressure)22
Blood Cholesterol Increased20
Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)20
Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)13
Weight Increased11
Trismus (reduced opening of the jaws)8
Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)8
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (fungal infection of the lungs)8
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (nerve compression at wrist results numbness weakness, pain , swelling)8

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