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Review: could Aricept cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Summary: Neuropathy peripheral could be caused by Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Zometa, and have Bone density abnormal.

We study 14,892 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.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 14,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 78 people (0.52%) have Neuropathy Peripheral. They amount to 0.04% of all the 201,470 people who have Neuropathy Peripheral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy peripheral in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :

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Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy peripheral72.15%27.85%

Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.02%38.60%54.39%

Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Aricept ** :

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How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone density abnormal (16 people, 20.51%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 11.54%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (8 people, 10.26%)
  4. Bone loss (7 people, 8.97%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 8.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (40 people, 51.28%)
  2. Aspirin (40 people, 51.28%)
  3. Percocet (27 people, 34.62%)
  4. Vitamin b6 (26 people, 33.33%)
  5. Norvasc (26 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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