Review: could Aricept cause Abnormal dreams?
We study 14,900 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 (latest outcomes from 15,455 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.
Abnormal dreams (latest reports from 121,405 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 14,900 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 89 people (0.60%) have Abnormal Dreams. They amount to 0.07% of all the 121,391 people who have Abnormal Dreams on eHealthMe.
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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