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Review: could Aricept cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?

Summary: Neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Aricept.

We study 14,912 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.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Aricept and have Neuropathy >>>

 

Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,468 Aricept users)

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 5,880 Neuropathy patients)

On Mar, 10, 2015: 14,911 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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