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 14,912 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 334 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,468 Aricept users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,951 Insomnia patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 14,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 334 people (2.24%) have Insomnia.
Time on Aricept when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Aricept ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia (66 people, 19.76%)
- Dementia alzheimer's type (60 people, 17.96%)
- Prostatic disorder (38 people, 11.38%)
- Cardiac disorder (36 people, 10.78%)
- Hypertension (34 people, 10.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Namenda (98 people, 29.34%)
- Aspirin (67 people, 20.06%)
- Norvasc (66 people, 19.76%)
- Ambien (55 people, 16.47%)
- Furosemide (51 people, 15.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen for a 55-year old man with Hip Pain. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of drug interactions between Qsymia, Fetzima for a 46-year old man with Weight Loss, Depression. The patient has Tremor, Confusion, Dialated Pupils, Diaphoresis, Palpation, Insomnia, Hypertension
- A study of drug interactions between Azithromycin, Methylprednisolone for a 52-year old woman with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Upper Respiratory Tract Inflammation. The patient has High Blood Pressure, Back Pain - Low, Diarrhea Associated With Medications, Insomnia, Headache - Migraine Without Aura
- A study of side effects of Ambien for a 82-year old man with Melanin. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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