Review: could Aricept cause Diarrhea?
We study 14,904 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 674 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,457 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,096,425 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 14,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 482 people (3.23%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,101,353 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Aricept ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (98 people, 20.33%)
- Dementia (82 people, 17.01%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 9.75%)
- Depression (44 people, 9.13%)
- Prostatic disorder (41 people, 8.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Namenda (138 people, 28.63%)
- Aspirin (110 people, 22.82%)
- Potassium chloride (72 people, 14.94%)
- Furosemide (69 people, 14.32%)
- Lipitor (68 people, 14.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started taking garcinia cambogia to lose some weight, but three days after taking it I began to have diarreah, green stool, and awful sharp stomach pains.
Applezq on Sep, 5, 2014:
Male 55 Hep C for 35 years
I took Garcia too. Stomach aching and some diarrhea and you know what ? It didn't work. Stop taking them !@ lol I just went on a lower calorie diet (1500 cal/day + exercise-walk 2-3 miles) and lost 5 pounds in 2 weeks and it hasn't come back.
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Could be from food I've been eating
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