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Review: could Aricept cause Fall?
We study 14,905 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,039 have Fall. Find out below who they are, when they have Fall and more.
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Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Fall (latest reports from 839,359 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 14,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 1,039 people (6.97%) have Fall.
Time on Aricept when people have Fall * :
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Gender of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Fall when taking Aricept ** :
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How people recovered from Fall ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (233 people, 22.43%)
- Dementia (107 people, 10.30%)
- Osteoporosis (103 people, 9.91%)
- Hypertension (74 people, 7.12%)
- Depression (71 people, 6.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (201 people, 19.35%)
- Namenda (174 people, 16.75%)
- Lasix (106 people, 10.20%)
- Lexapro (83 people, 7.99%)
- Digoxin (82 people, 7.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!
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He was "ok" four weeks ago and now has trouble remembering, walking,writing and talking.
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