Could Aricept cause Neuropathy - from FDA reports


Neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Aricept. We study 18,037 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 18,816 users)


Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes (latest reports from 5,520 Neuropathy patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

18,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Neuropathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Neuropathy?

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 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%)

Forecasts by (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aricept, learn more )


* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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