Review: could Aricept cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?
Summary: Neuropathy is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Detrol, and have Diabetes.
We study 14,914 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,469 Aricept users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy. (latest reports from 5,896 Neuropathy patients)
On Apr, 11, 2015: 14,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 5 people (0.03%) have Neuropathy.
Time on Aricept when people have Neuropathy * :
Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Neuropathy when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)
- Prostate cancer (1 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
- Dementia alzheimer's type (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Detrol (3 people, 60.00%)
- Novolin n (2 people, 40.00%)
- Zocor (2 people, 40.00%)
- Paxil (2 people, 40.00%)
- Humulin r (2 people, 40.00%)
* 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:
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- A study of side effects of Naproxen for a 27-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Neuropathy
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 49-year old woman with Respiratory Disorder. The patient has Neck Pain, Back Pain, Hypertensive Heart Disease, Rash Generalised, Skin Burning Sensation, Skin Sensitisation, Sun-induced Skin Changes - Keratosis, Short-term Memory Loss, Tendon Pain, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Neuropathy, Arterial Spasm
- A study of drug interactions between Donepezil, Namenda Xr for a 74-year old man with Neurological Deficits - Focal, Neurologic Deficit. The patient has Has Begun To Have Heavy Nosebleeds
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Lamictal, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Klonopin, Abilify, Lopressor for a 55-year old man with Alzheimers, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Below Therapeutic, Chronic Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Ii Disorder, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Lightheadedness - Dizzy, Dizziness (excl Vertigo)
- A study of drug interactions between Donepezil, Ativan, Enulose, Megace for a 96-year old woman with Short-Term Memory Loss, Sedation, Postoperative Constipation, Bedsore.
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
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