Review: could Aricept cause Fall?
Summary: Fall 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 Aspirin, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 14,912 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 has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,468 Aricept users)
Fall has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain. (latest reports from 112,766 Fall patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 14,912 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 * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Fall when taking Aricept ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium D - Glucarate, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Aspirin, Ditropan XL, Micardis, Singulair, Cymbalta, Requip, Aricept for a 77-year old woman with Osteomas, Immunity, Blood Thinner, Urinary Incontinence, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Depression, Tremor, Alzheimers. The patient has Depression, Fecal Incontinence, Lack Of Coordination, Lethargy
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Namenda for a 84-year old woman with Alzheimer's Disease. The patient has Hallucination, Visual
- A study of drug interactions between Gilenya, Vitamin D, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Donepezil, Namenda, Seroquel, Topamax, Plaquenil for a 46-year old woman with RRMS, Bipolar I Disorder, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Tachycardia
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 72-year old man with Dementia. The patient has Slow Heart Beat
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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