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Review: could Aricept cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia 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.

We study 14,907 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 270 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,463 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Trend of aricept reports

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 135,811 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Insomnia reports

On Nov, 29, 2014: 14,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 334 people (2.24%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia60.00%16.00%10.67%4.00%6.67%1.33%1.33%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia52.14%47.86%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.29%2.29%1.71%11.43%84.29%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Aricept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia (66 people, 19.76%)
  2. Dementia alzheimer's type (60 people, 17.96%)
  3. Prostatic disorder (38 people, 11.38%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (36 people, 10.78%)
  5. Hypertension (34 people, 10.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Namenda (98 people, 29.34%)
  2. Aspirin (67 people, 20.06%)
  3. Norvasc (66 people, 19.76%)
  4. Ambien (55 people, 16.47%)
  5. Furosemide (51 people, 15.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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