Who have Diarrhea with Aricept?


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Namenda, and have Dementia alzheimer's type . We study 18,036 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 656 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,816 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

18,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 656 people (3.64%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 42.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.59 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 61.06 %
  • male: 38.94 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.73 %
  • 50-59: 8.18 %
  • 60+: 88.91 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diarrhea **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (125 people, 19.05%)
  • Aspirin (84 people, 12.80%)
  • Lasix (76 people, 11.59%)
  • Lipitor (73 people, 11.13%)
  • Prilosec (64 people, 9.76%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aricept, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 8.08%)
  • Depression (52 people, 7.93%)
  • Osteoporosis (39 people, 5.95%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (36 people, 5.49%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (172 people, 26.22%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (129 people, 19.66%)
  • Weakness (110 people, 16.77%)
  • Dizziness (110 people, 16.77%)
  • Fatigue (93 people, 14.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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