Review: could Aricept cause Nightmares?
Summary: Nightmares is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Namenda, and have Dementia.
We study 14,914 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.
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Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 15,469 Aricept users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,339 Nightmares patients)
On Apr, 4, 2015: 14,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 93 people (0.62%) have Nightmares.
Time on Aricept when people have Nightmares * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Nightmares when taking Aricept ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Nightmares ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia (31 people, 33.33%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (23 people, 24.73%)
- Prostatic disorder (22 people, 23.66%)
- Cardiac disorder (20 people, 21.51%)
- Urine flow decreased (19 people, 20.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Namenda (36 people, 38.71%)
- Furosemide (28 people, 30.11%)
- Uroxatral (24 people, 25.81%)
- Avodart (24 people, 25.81%)
- Zetia (23 people, 24.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Fiorinal for a 42-year old man with Hemicrania Continua. The patient has Bad Dreams
- A study of side effects of Remeron for a 36-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Nightmares
- A study of drug interactions between Maxalt, Effexor, Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 52-year old woman with Migraine With Aura, Depression, Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Bad Dreams
- A study of drug interactions between Donepezil, Namenda Xr for a 74-year old man with Neurological Deficits - Focal, Neurologic Deficit. The patient has Has Begun To Have Heavy Nosebleeds
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Lamictal, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Klonopin, Abilify, Lopressor for a 55-year old man with Alzheimers, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Below Therapeutic, Chronic Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Ii Disorder, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Lightheadedness - Dizzy, Dizziness (excl Vertigo)
Recent Aricept related drug comparison:
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