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 14,912 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 15,468 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 Mar, 3, 2015: 14,911 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 33-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Sleepy, Irritability, Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Plavix for a 52-year old man with Surgical Vascular Shunt. The patient has Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind), Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Ibuprofen for a 21-year old woman with Pain. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint), Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood), Insomnia (sleeplessness), Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat), Blurred Vision, Panic Attack, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine (headache that has characteristics of both a tension headache and a migraine headache), Neck Pain, Depression, Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Namenda for a 84-year old woman with Alzheimer's Disease. The patient has Hallucination, Visual
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
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