Could Aricept cause Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness 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 . We study 18,034 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 698 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Aricept

Aricept has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from Aricept 18,816 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,685 Sleepiness patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

18,034 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 698 people (3.87%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Sleepiness?

Time on Aricept when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 40.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 64.16 %
  • male: 35.84 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.13 %
  • 40-49: 1.46 %
  • 50-59: 6.65 %
  • 60+: 90.44 %

Severity of Sleepiness **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (246 people, 35.24%)
  • Aspirin (89 people, 12.75%)
  • Plavix (70 people, 10.03%)
  • Norvasc (66 people, 9.46%)
  • Synthroid (65 people, 9.31%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aricept, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 8.60%)
  • Pain (37 people, 5.30%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (124 people, 17.77%)
  • Confusional State (88 people, 12.61%)
  • Weakness (86 people, 12.32%)
  • Nausea (85 people, 12.18%)
  • Fall (83 people, 11.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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