Review: could Aricept cause Essential Tremor?


Summary

Essential tremor is reported only by a few people who take Aricept. We study 14,794 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Essential tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Essential tremor and more.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia alzheimer's type. (latest outcomes from Aricept 15,267 users)

Essential Tremor

Essential tremor has been reported by people with compulsive shopping, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, memory loss (latest reports from 983 Essential tremor patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

14,794 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Essential Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Essential tremor?

Time on Aricept when people have Essential Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Essential Tremor when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Essential Tremor when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Essential Tremor (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)
  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prochlorperazine Maleate (1 person)
  • Omeprazole (1 person)
  • Inderal (1 person)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab (1 person)
  • Escitalopram Oxalate (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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