Review: could Aricept cause Neuropathy peripheral?
Summary: Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Bone density abnormal.
We study 14,911 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,466 Aricept users)
Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 27,673 Neuropathy peripheral patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 14,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 78 people (0.52%) have Neuropathy Peripheral.
Time on Aricept when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :
Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||72.15%||27.85% |
Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.02%||38.60%||54.39% |
Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept ** :
How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bone density abnormal (16 people, 20.51%)
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 11.54%)
- Atrial fibrillation (8 people, 10.26%)
- Bone loss (7 people, 8.97%)
- Depression (7 people, 8.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (40 people, 51.28%)
- Zometa (40 people, 51.28%)
- Percocet (27 people, 34.62%)
- Vitamin b6 (26 people, 33.33%)
- Norvasc (26 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can gabapentin cause bladder distension? there is no urinary symptom .
Existing illness are Chronic renal failure (after hydro uretero nephrosis due to BPH) and peripheral neuropathy (vit B6 deficiency ) after ATT are the major problems along with BP .At present , the problem is that creatinine gas risen from 1,1 to 1.5 in 6 months .Since 6 months , I am taking medicines for neuropathy so I doubt some side effect of these medicines as Ultrasound has shown bladder distension but I do not feel any urinary problem at present. I also have kidney stones but seeing the ultrasound report , doctor said it is not hindering with urine passage . I feel some tightness , fullness and protruded lower abdomen part. I am aged 72 from India and am vegetarian.I also take some drugs for controlling blood pressure . I have elevated Blood urea at present (52) . I was given medicine to relax prostrate muscles for last 20 days but I did not feel any improvement in my bladder size. I had had my prostrate operated 2 years back.
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