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Review: could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

We study 14,905 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 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,103,712 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 24, 2014: 14,904 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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  • 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.

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    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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  • From this study (4 hours ago):

  • Could be from food I've been eating

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  • Gas
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