Review: could Aricept cause Diarrhea?
We study 14,900 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 (latest outcomes from 15,455 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,108,302 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 14,900 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 1,103,131 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 ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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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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From this study (1 week ago):
Aricept does not seem to help at all, complains of legs being tired and weak. Will try to wean off
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Diarrhoea subsides as day progressive.
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