Review: could Aricept cause Fall?
We study 14,904 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 15,457 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Fall (latest reports from 838,398 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 14,904 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 838,251 people who have Fall on eHealthMe.
Time on Aricept when people have Fall * :
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Age of people who have 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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