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Review: could Aricept cause Tremor?

Summary: Tremor 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 14,911 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA and social media. Among them, 365 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor 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 15,467 Aricept users)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 70,863 Tremor patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 14,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept. Among them, 445 people (2.98%) have Tremor.

Trend of Tremor in Aricept reports

Time on Aricept when people have Tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremor35.90%35.90%5.13%1.28%8.97%12.82%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept * :

FemaleMale
Tremor69.31%30.69%

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremor0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.14%3.42%5.94%89.50%

Severity of Tremor when taking Aricept ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tremor0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tremor ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tremor0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (101 people, 22.70%)
  2. Dementia (55 people, 12.36%)
  3. Depression (33 people, 7.42%)
  4. Hypertension (28 people, 6.29%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (24 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Namenda (109 people, 24.49%)
  2. Aspirin (80 people, 17.98%)
  3. Lexapro (46 people, 10.34%)
  4. Risperdal (41 people, 9.21%)
  5. Zoloft (37 people, 8.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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