Aricept and Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,869 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 23, 2017

17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 346 people (1.94%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Insomnia?

Time on Aricept when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 57.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 59.24 %
  • male: 40.76 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.34 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 4.39 %
  • 50-59: 11.49 %
  • 60+: 81.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (68 people, 19.65%)
  • Dementia (48 people, 13.87%)
  • Memory Loss (38 people, 10.98%)
  • Depression (28 people, 8.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 6.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (83 people, 23.99%)
  • Aspirin (52 people, 15.03%)
  • Seroquel (51 people, 14.74%)
  • Norvasc (43 people, 12.43%)
  • Plavix (37 people, 10.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (81 people, 23.41%)
  • Gait Disturbance (74 people, 21.39%)
  • Fall (64 people, 18.50%)
  • Fatigue (62 people, 17.92%)
  • Dizziness (57 people, 16.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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