Could Aricept cause Screaming - from FDA reports
Screaming 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 . We study 17,869 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 19 have Screaming. Find out below who they are, when they have Screaming 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)
Screaming (a long loud piercing cry) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, asthma, pain (latest reports from 4,302 Screaming patients).
On Dec, 05, 2016
17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 19 people (0.11%) have Screaming
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Aricept when people have Screaming *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Screaming when taking Aricept *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
Age of people who have Screaming 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 *:
- Namenda (7 people, 36.84%)
- Exelon (4 people, 21.05%)
- Aciphex (3 people, 15.79%)
- Zyprexa (2 people, 10.53%)
- Forteo (2 people, 10.53%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Dementia (5 people, 26.32%)
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (3 people, 15.79%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 10.53%)
- Sedation (1 person, 5.26%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 5.26%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Fall (5 people, 26.32%)
- Dizziness (5 people, 26.32%)
- Dementia (5 people, 26.32%)
- Weakness (4 people, 21.05%)
- Tremor (4 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Falling out of bed, jumping up out of bed during a nightmare, having nightmares, talking nightly in sleep, yelling and sometimes blood-curdling screams from nightmares, sometimes remembered, most times not.
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