Could Aricept cause Neuropathy - from FDA reports
Neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Aricept. We study 17,869 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 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 Aricept 18,824 users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,557 Neuropathy patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Neuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept *:
- female: 50 %
- male: 50 %
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Prostate Cancer (1 person, 25.00%)
- Diabetes (1 person, 25.00%)
- Depression (1 person, 25.00%)
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (1 person, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zocor (2 people, 50.00%)
- Detrol (2 people, 50.00%)
- Wellbutrin (1 person, 25.00%)
- Humulin R (1 person, 25.00%)
- Aspirin (1 person, 25.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fainting (2 people, 50.00%)
- Blood Glucose Increased (2 people, 50.00%)
- Stroke (1 person, 25.00%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 25.00%)
- Back Pain (1 person, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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