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 14,914 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 has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,469 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Dorzolamide Hydrochloride; Timolol Maleate, Prednisolone, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine, Valsartan for a 64-year old woman with Glaucoma, Retinal Detachment, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Insomnia
- A study of side effects of Diamox for a 38-year old woman with Ih. The patient has Intranasal Numbness, Tiredness, Muscle Cramps, Shortness Of Breath, Kidney Palpable, Insomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Keppra for a 19-year old boy with Sleep Disorder, Hyperactivity, Seizure - Grand Mal. The patient has Insomnia, Hyperactivity, Erythromelalgia
- A study of side effects of Prilosec Otc for a 51-year old woman with Reflux Gastritis. The patient has Insomnia Exacerbated, Nausea, Weight Gain, Excessive Hunger
- A study of drug interactions between Donepezil, Namenda Xr for a 74-year old man with Neurological Deficits - Focal, Neurologic Deficit. The patient has Has Begun To Have Heavy Nosebleeds
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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