Review: could Aricept cause Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable?
Summary: Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable could be caused by Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Risperdal, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 14,892 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable. Find out below who they are, when they have Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable and more.
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Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,445 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable
Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable (latest reports from 59,363 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.
On Apr, 6, 2014: 14,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 43 people (0.29%) have Arm And Leg Movements - Uncontrollable. They amount to 0.07% of all the 59,247 people who have Arm And Leg Movements - Uncontrollable on eHealthMe.
Time on Aricept when people have Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable||11.11%||11.11%||11.11%||22.22%||44.44%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable when taking Aricept * :
|Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable||77.27%||22.73% |
Age of people who have Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable when taking Aricept * :
|Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.13%||94.87% |
Severity of Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Arm and leg movements - uncontrollable ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (9 people, 20.93%)
- Dementia (4 people, 9.30%)
- Hallucination (3 people, 6.98%)
- Cognitive disorder (2 people, 4.65%)
- Depression (2 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal (8 people, 18.60%)
- Zyprexa (6 people, 13.95%)
- Synthroid (5 people, 11.63%)
- Memantine hcl (5 people, 11.63%)
- Lexapro (5 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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