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Review: could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

We study 14,907 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

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,459 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,102,104 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Onset of nausea and diarrhea this past Friday slept most of Friday thru Sunday. Went to work on Monday with continuation of symptoms then started with chills. Sent home with fever low grade 99.6 . Stayed home Tuesday &Wednesday and have done nothing but sleep no fever since Monday all symptoms continue.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • is donepezil corsing my wifes incontiance

    Reply

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I have all these symptoms / ailments and I don't know which are related and what's not. I am not sure if what I am experiencing is due to stomach, bowels or anxiety. The anxiety could be caused by the stomach issues as well. It's usually when I'm in a car, bus, plane or train. It's frustrating because I don't know what to tell a doctor when I go see one what's wrong because I don't really know what is important or not.

    Reply

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