Could Aricept cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 17,869 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 670 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,824 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 670 people (3.75%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aricept when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 43.12 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.01 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.34 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.92 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Aricept *:
- female: 61.22 %
- male: 38.78 %
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: 3.02 %
- 50-59: 8.01 %
- 60+: 88.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (114 people, 17.01%)
- Dementia (77 people, 11.49%)
- Memory Loss (66 people, 9.85%)
- Depression (55 people, 8.21%)
- High Blood Pressure (53 people, 7.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Namenda (125 people, 18.66%)
- Aspirin (84 people, 12.54%)
- Lipitor (79 people, 11.79%)
- Lasix (76 people, 11.34%)
- Prilosec (65 people, 9.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (174 people, 25.97%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (131 people, 19.55%)
- Weakness (115 people, 17.16%)
- Dizziness (111 people, 16.57%)
- Fatigue (96 people, 14.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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