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 Dementia alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,869 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 25, 2017

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:

Could Aricept cause Diarrhea?

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.

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