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Review: could Aricept cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?

We study 14,905 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.

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Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,458 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) (latest reports from 25,840 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 14,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 5 people (0.03%) have Neuropathy.

Trend of Neuropathy in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Neuropathy * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Neuropathy when taking Aricept ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Prostate cancer (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Dementia alzheimer's type (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Detrol (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Novolin n (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Zocor (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Paxil (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Humulin r (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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