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Review: could Aricept cause Fall?

We study 14,902 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

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,455 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Fall

Fall (latest reports from 837,558 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 14,900 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 1,039 people (6.97%) have Fall. They amount to 0.12% of all the 837,176 people who have Fall on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fall in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Fall * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fall36.36%30.77%9.79%9.09%11.19%2.10%0.70%

Gender of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Fall68.70%31.30%

Age of people who have Fall when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fall0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.11%1.37%8.21%90.32%

Severity of Fall when taking Aricept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fall0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fall ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (233 people, 22.43%)
  2. Dementia (107 people, 10.30%)
  3. Osteoporosis (103 people, 9.91%)
  4. Hypertension (74 people, 7.12%)
  5. Depression (71 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (201 people, 19.35%)
  2. Namenda (174 people, 16.75%)
  3. Lasix (106 people, 10.20%)
  4. Lexapro (83 people, 7.99%)
  5. Digoxin (82 people, 7.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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