Aricept and Abnormal dreams - from FDA reports
Abnormal dreams is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Namenda, and have Dementia alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Abnormal dreams with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,675 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 24, 2017
18,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 105 people (0.56%) have Abnormal dreams
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aricept when people have Abnormal dreams *:
- < 1 month: 38.46 %
- 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Aricept *:
- female: 55.77 %
- male: 44.23 %
Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Aricept *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.23 %
- 40-49: 4.94 %
- 50-59: 6.17 %
- 60+: 87.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (14 people, 13.33%)
- Depression (7 people, 6.67%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 4.76%)
- Quit Smoking (4 people, 3.81%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 3.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Namenda (21 people, 20.00%)
- Lipitor (12 people, 11.43%)
- Celebrex (10 people, 9.52%)
- Zoloft (9 people, 8.57%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 7.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Muscle Spasms (16 people, 15.24%)
- Drowsiness (14 people, 13.33%)
- Nausea (12 people, 11.43%)
- Hallucinations (12 people, 11.43%)
- Pain (10 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I take gabapentin for TMJ, it works great, but the dreams are vivid and strange, not nightmares, but strange, and mostly about sex, not intercourse but things that might lead up to it, and extremely fat women in bikinis....I wake up disoriented and confused. But this is the first relief I have ...
I started taking HCTZ almost 2 years ago to put back calcium in my bones. I take acid reflux med that takes calcium out so... I am now having symptoms the relate to REM Behavior Sleep Disorder (acting out dreams, falling out of bed, etc.) Anyone else have these side effects from HCTZ?
Just 2+ weeks ago, the doctor prescribed my 91 year old Dad prescribed 20 mg of Fluoxetine and now the doctor is prescribing 10 mg of Donepezil. All my Dad does is sleep and we are going to try switching the Fluoxetine to PM (instead of AM). I don't want my Dad to start taking the newly ...
I've only been taking Cefdinir for 3 days for the treatment of strep throat. The medication is effective for the treatment of the illness but the bizarre and awful dreams it brings on, is almost not worth it. My mind races so fast I can't even sleep at all. I hate this. :(
I have taken Keppra for several years now. I have just added Aricept and feel like I am having a reaction. I took Aricept for a very short time several years ago before I was taking Keppra and did not have interactions. Anyone else have an issue with Keppra and Aricept