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Review: could Aricept cause Essential tremor?

Summary: Essential tremor could be caused by Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Ferrous sulfate tab, and have Depression.

We study 14,892 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Essential tremor and more.

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Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,446 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Essential tremor

Essential tremor (latest reports from 3,401 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 14,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Essential Tremor. They amount to 0.03% of all the 3,395 people who have Essential Tremor on eHealthMe.

Trend of Essential tremor in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Essential tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Essential tremor0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Essential tremor100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Essential tremor0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Essential tremor when taking Aricept ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Essential tremor ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Essential tremor (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Dementia alzheimer's type (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ferrous sulfate tab (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Omeprazole (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Prochlorperazine maleate (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Escitalopram oxalate (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Inderal (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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