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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 (latest outcomes from 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,105,125 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.
Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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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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.
From this study (7 days ago):
is donepezil corsing my wifes incontiance
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.
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