Review: could Aricept cause Nightmares?
We study 14,907 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 (latest outcomes from 15,459 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 86,349 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 14,905 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 ** :
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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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 week ago):
nightmares and dry mouth issues. I have been taking this drug for two months.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
is donepezil corsing my wifes incontiance
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Wake up screaming and crying. Can't breathe. During dream I tried to kill myself
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