Review: could Aricept cause Tremor?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,804 people who take Aricept. Among them, 365 have Tremor. See who they are, when they have Tremor and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,441 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in alzheimer's disease, memory loss. Commonly reported side effects of Aricept include fall, weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) (latest reports from 399,492 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 14,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 445 people (3.09%) have Tremor.
Time on Aricept when people have Tremor * :
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Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept * :
Age of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept * :
Severity of Tremor when taking Aricept ** :
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How people recovered from Tremor ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (101 people, 22.70%)
- Dementia (55 people, 12.36%)
- Depression (33 people, 7.42%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 6.29%)
- Multiple sclerosis (24 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Namenda (109 people, 24.49%)
- Aspirin (80 people, 17.98%)
- Lexapro (46 people, 10.34%)
- Risperdal (41 people, 9.21%)
- Zoloft (37 people, 8.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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