Review: could Aricept cause Blood potassium increased?
This is a review of Blood potassium increased (Hyperkalemia) by studying 14,804 people who take Aricept. We analyze: the time on Aricept when people have Blood potassium increased, gender and age of these people, the severity of Blood potassium increased, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Aricept. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,441 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease, memory loss. Commonly reported side effects of Aricept include fall, weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.
Blood potassium increased
Blood potassium increased (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 186,119 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pain, type 2 diabetes, cardiac failure.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 14,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 151 people (1.05%) have Blood Potassium Increased.
Time on Aricept when people have Blood potassium increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood potassium increased||28.57%||4.76%||4.76%||23.81%||4.76%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Aricept * :
|Blood potassium increased||67.31%||32.69% |
Age of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Aricept * :
|Blood potassium increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.69%||99.31% |
Severity of Blood potassium increased when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Blood potassium increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (24 people, 15.89%)
- Dementia (24 people, 15.89%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 13.25%)
- Constipation (13 people, 8.61%)
- Pulmonary embolism (11 people, 7.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (37 people, 24.50%)
- Norvasc (26 people, 17.22%)
- Lasix (25 people, 16.56%)
- Furosemide (25 people, 16.56%)
- Lisinopril (23 people, 15.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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