Review: could Aricept cause Abnormal dreams?
Summary: Abnormal dreams is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Namenda, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 14,912 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Abnormal dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal dreams and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,468 Aricept users)
Abnormal dreams has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 15,275 Abnormal dreams patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 14,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 89 people (0.60%) have Abnormal Dreams.
Time on Aricept when people have Abnormal dreams * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abnormal dreams||30.00%||50.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Aricept * :
|Abnormal dreams||53.85%||46.15% |
Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Aricept * :
|Abnormal dreams||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.35%||5.41%||2.70%||90.54% |
Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (13 people, 14.61%)
- Dementia (8 people, 8.99%)
- Depression (6 people, 6.74%)
- Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 4.49%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 4.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Namenda (19 people, 21.35%)
- Lipitor (13 people, 14.61%)
- Celebrex (10 people, 11.24%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 11.24%)
- Zoloft (9 people, 10.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Namenda for a 84-year old woman with Alzheimer's Disease. The patient has Hallucination, Visual
- A study of drug interactions between Gilenya, Vitamin D, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Donepezil, Namenda, Seroquel, Topamax, Plaquenil for a 46-year old woman with RRMS, Bipolar I Disorder, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Tachycardia
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 72-year old man with Dementia. The patient has Slow Heart Beat
- A study of drug interactions between Soluble Fiber, Ibuprofen, Vitamin B12, Melatonin, Namenda, Metoprolol Succinate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Donepezil Hydrochloride for a 79-year old man with Diarrhoea Aggravated, Ankle Pain, Memory Aids, Sleep Aid, Lewy Body Dementia, Hypertension, Thyroid Function Test Abnormal, Impaired Memory. The patient has Sleepy - Naps 5-6hrs Per Day, Diarrhoea Aggravated, Lewy Body Dementia
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
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