Could Aricept cause Tremor - from FDA reports


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 17,869 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 429 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 Aricept 18,824 users)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 95,029 Tremor patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

17,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 429 people (2.4%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Tremor?

Time on Aricept when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 40.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.51 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 71.66 %
  • male: 28.34 %

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.81 %
  • 40-49: 5.15 %
  • 50-59: 8.13 %
  • 60+: 85.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (92 people, 21.45%)
  • Dementia (57 people, 13.29%)
  • Depression (37 people, 8.62%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (28 people, 6.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Namenda (108 people, 25.17%)
  • Aspirin (64 people, 14.92%)
  • Lexapro (53 people, 12.35%)
  • Synthroid (38 people, 8.86%)
  • Lasix (36 people, 8.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (79 people, 18.41%)
  • Drowsiness (59 people, 13.75%)
  • Nausea (56 people, 13.05%)
  • Gait Disturbance (53 people, 12.35%)
  • Fatigue (49 people, 11.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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