Review: could Aricept cause Mania?


Summary

Mania is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Dementia alzheimer's type . We study 18,037 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Mania. Find out below who they are, when they have Mania and more.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,815 users)

Mania

Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, stress and anxiety, bipolar i disorder, quit smoking (latest reports from 14,548 Mania patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

18,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 47 people (0.26%) have Mania


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Mania?

Time on Aricept when people have Mania *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mania when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Mania when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 17.95 %
  • 60+: 74.36 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Zyprexa (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Zoloft (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Namenda (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Haldol (4 people, 8.51%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aricept, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Depression (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Dementia (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Cognitive Disorder (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (3 people, 6.38%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Hypomania (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Hallucination, Visual (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Agitation (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (5 people, 10.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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