Who have Fall with Aricept?


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 Namenda, and have Dementia alzheimer's type . We study 18,037 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,245 have Fall. Find out below who they are, when they have Fall and more.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,816 users)

Fall

Fall has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 179,910 Fall patients).

On Dec, 01, 2016

18,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 1,245 people (6.9%) have Fall


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Fall?

Time on Aricept when people have Fall *:

  • < 1 month: 35.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.66 %

Gender of people who have Fall when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 67.89 %
  • male: 32.11 %

Age of people who have Fall when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.09 %
  • 40-49: 1.86 %
  • 50-59: 7.91 %
  • 60+: 90.14 %

Severity of Fall **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fall **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (206 people, 16.55%)
  • Aspirin (156 people, 12.53%)
  • Lasix (138 people, 11.08%)
  • Lexapro (91 people, 7.31%)
  • Synthroid (87 people, 6.99%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aricept, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (256 people, 20.56%)
  • Dementia (124 people, 9.96%)
  • Osteoporosis (118 people, 9.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (110 people, 8.84%)
  • Depression (87 people, 6.99%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weakness (165 people, 13.25%)
  • Confusional State (164 people, 13.17%)
  • Head Injury (153 people, 12.29%)
  • Gait Disturbance (131 people, 10.52%)
  • Dizziness (131 people, 10.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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