Review: could Aricept cause Mania?
Summary: Mania 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 Seroquel, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 14,914 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Mania. Find out below who they are, when they have Mania 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)
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder. (latest reports from 10,838 Mania patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 14,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 40 people (0.27%) have Mania.
Time on Aricept when people have Mania * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Mania when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Mania when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Mania when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Mania ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (13 people, 32.50%)
- Depression (6 people, 15.00%)
- Cognitive disorder (6 people, 15.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (3 people, 7.50%)
- Dementia (2 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (12 people, 30.00%)
- Amoban (8 people, 20.00%)
- Gramalil (8 people, 20.00%)
- Haldol (4 people, 10.00%)
- Zoloft (4 people, 10.00%)
* 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 Donepezil, Namenda Xr for a 74-year old man with Neurological Deficits - Focal, Neurologic Deficit. The patient has Has Begun To Have Heavy Nosebleeds
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Lamictal, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Klonopin, Abilify, Lopressor for a 55-year old man with Alzheimers, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Below Therapeutic, Chronic Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Ii Disorder, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Lightheadedness - Dizzy, Dizziness (excl Vertigo)
- A study of drug interactions between Donepezil, Ativan, Enulose, Megace for a 96-year old woman with Short-Term Memory Loss, Sedation, Postoperative Constipation, Bedsore.
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium D - Glucarate, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Aspirin, Ditropan XL, Micardis, Singulair, Cymbalta, Requip, Aricept for a 77-year old woman with Osteomas, Immunity, Blood Thinner, Urinary Incontinence, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Depression, Tremor, Alzheimers. The patient has Depression, Fecal Incontinence, Lack Of Coordination, Lethargy
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation, Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated
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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