Could Aricept cause Mania - from FDA reports
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 17,869 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 47 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 Aricept 18,824 users)
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, bipolar i disorder (latest reports from 14,555 Mania patients).
On Jan, 02, 2017
17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 47 people (0.26%) have Mania
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aricept when people have Mania *:
- < 1 month: 73.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 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 conditions involved for these people *:
- 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%)
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%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- 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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