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Review: could Aricept cause Mania?

Summary: Mania could be caused by Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.

We study 14,892 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

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,446 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Mania

Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) (latest reports from 52,362 patients) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 14,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 40 people (0.27%) have Mania. They amount to 0.08% of all the 52,033 people who have Mania on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mania in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Mania * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mania55.00%20.00%15.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mania when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Mania54.00%46.00%

Age of people who have Mania when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mania0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.76%21.43%73.81%

Severity of Mania when taking Aricept ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Mania ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (13 people, 32.50%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 15.00%)
  3. Cognitive disorder (6 people, 15.00%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (3 people, 7.50%)
  5. Dementia (2 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (12 people, 30.00%)
  2. Amoban (8 people, 20.00%)
  3. Gramalil (8 people, 20.00%)
  4. Haldol (4 people, 10.00%)
  5. Zoloft (4 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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