Aricept and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,675 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

18,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 705 people (3.78%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 43.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.88 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 60.81 %
  • male: 39.19 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.27 %
  • 50-59: 8.09 %
  • 60+: 88.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 7.80%)
  • Osteoporosis (43 people, 6.10%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 4.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (34 people, 4.82%)
  • Pain (28 people, 3.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (127 people, 18.01%)
  • Aspirin (84 people, 11.91%)
  • Lipitor (82 people, 11.63%)
  • Lasix (77 people, 10.92%)
  • Prilosec (67 people, 9.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (177 people, 25.11%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (134 people, 19.01%)
  • Weakness (117 people, 16.60%)
  • Dizziness (114 people, 16.17%)
  • Fatigue (102 people, 14.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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