Aricept and Fall - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Fall with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,415 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

18,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 1,304 people (7.08%) have Fall


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Fall?

Time on Aricept when people have Fall *:

  • < 1 month: 34.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.67 %

Gender of people who have Fall when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 67.65 %
  • male: 32.35 %

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: 1.87 %
  • 50-59: 7.93 %
  • 60+: 90.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (264 people, 20.25%)
  • Dementia (127 people, 9.74%)
  • Osteoporosis (121 people, 9.28%)
  • High Blood Pressure (114 people, 8.74%)
  • Depression (88 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (210 people, 16.10%)
  • Aspirin (156 people, 11.96%)
  • Lasix (143 people, 10.97%)
  • Synthroid (92 people, 7.06%)
  • Lexapro (92 people, 7.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (173 people, 13.27%)
  • Confusional State (168 people, 12.88%)
  • Head Injury (164 people, 12.58%)
  • Gait Disturbance (137 people, 10.51%)
  • Dizziness (137 people, 10.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Fall when taking Aricept?

Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 19,376 users)

Fall

Fall has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 191,492 Fall patients).

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