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Review: could Aricept cause Screaming?

Summary: Screaming could be caused by Aricept, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Namenda, and have Dementia.

We study 14,892 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Screaming. Find out below who they are, when they have Screaming and more.

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Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,446 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease.

Screaming

Screaming (a long loud piercing cry) (latest reports from 13,505 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, asthma, pain.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 14,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 19 people (0.13%) have Screaming. They amount to 0.14% of all the 13,495 people who have Screaming on eHealthMe.

Trend of Screaming in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Screaming * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Screaming100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Screaming when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Screaming69.23%30.77%

Age of people who have Screaming when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Screaming0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Screaming when taking Aricept ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Screaming ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia (12 people, 63.16%)
  2. Dementia alzheimer's type (3 people, 15.79%)
  3. Osteoporosis (2 people, 10.53%)
  4. Cognitive disorder (1 people, 5.26%)
  5. Huntington's disease (1 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Namenda (13 people, 68.42%)
  2. Exelon (10 people, 52.63%)
  3. Allegra (8 people, 42.11%)
  4. Aciphex (3 people, 15.79%)
  5. Vitamin e (2 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Person appears fine, very happy, playing with toys, sitting at table eating or sound asleep. Begins to make an "uh" sound. Quickly becomes very upset appearing terrified, moves in general circles reaching for any objects and throwing them with great force. Vocalization increases in volume as person becomes more upset. Will not make eye contact will not tolerate touch. Does not respond to any attempts to comfort. Person is affected with Angelman's Syndrome. Was on Onfi when the "fits" started. No previous history of any poor behaviors. Onfi was discontinued mid-August 2013.

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