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Review: could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea 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.

We study 14,907 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 482 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,463 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Trend of aricept reports

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 137,983 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Diarrhea reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 482 people (3.23%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea50.38%16.54%10.53%10.53%10.53%1.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea55.89%44.11%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.41%6.63%91.77%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Aricept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (98 people, 20.33%)
  2. Dementia (82 people, 17.01%)
  3. Hypertension (47 people, 9.75%)
  4. Depression (44 people, 9.13%)
  5. Prostatic disorder (41 people, 8.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Namenda (138 people, 28.63%)
  2. Aspirin (110 people, 22.82%)
  3. Potassium chloride (72 people, 14.94%)
  4. Furosemide (69 people, 14.32%)
  5. Lipitor (68 people, 14.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 23 year old man who has Frequent Bowel Movements, Bloody Diarrhea, Paina, Grumbling Intestines, Lose Weight, and takes Ciprofloxacin, Imuran, Metronidazole)
    Since I was 16 years old I strugle with Ulcerative Colitis.Year and a half ago my colon was removed.So, now I have J-pouch and it seems that colon removement caused severe pouchitis.When I use antibiotics it seems that everything is good,but when i stop using them ,everything gets even worse. I ...

  • Does donepezil cause increased appetite?
    (Asked by a 70 year old woman who has Excessive Hunger, and takes Donepezil)
    I WOULD SIMPLY LIKE TO KNOW IF DONEPEZIL CAUSES AN INCREASE IN APPETITE!! WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR ANSWER SOON AND APPRECIATE YOUR TIME. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!!

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