Aricept and Nightmares - from FDA reports
Nightmares is found among people who take Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Namenda, and have Dementia alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Nightmares with Aricept. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,415 people who have side effects when taking Aricept from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 10, 2017
18,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 110 people (0.6%) have Nightmares
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aricept when people have Nightmares *:
- < 1 month: 43.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Aricept *:
- female: 52.78 %
- male: 47.22 %
Age of people who have Nightmares 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: 1.12 %
- 50-59: 11.24 %
- 60+: 87.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (19 people, 17.27%)
- Depression (15 people, 13.64%)
- Dementia (13 people, 11.82%)
- Memory Loss (11 people, 10.00%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Namenda (18 people, 16.36%)
- Furosemide (11 people, 10.00%)
- Zoloft (8 people, 7.27%)
- Vitamin E (7 people, 6.36%)
- Avodart (7 people, 6.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (21 people, 19.09%)
- Dizziness (16 people, 14.55%)
- Weakness (14 people, 12.73%)
- Insomnia (12 people, 10.91%)
- Depression (12 people, 10.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Nightmares when taking Aricept?
Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 19,376 users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 23,063 Nightmares patients).
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