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Review: could Aricept cause Mania?
We study 14,904 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.
Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) (latest reports from 53,298 patients) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 14,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 40 people (0.27%) have Mania.
Time on Aricept when people have Mania * :
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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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