Donepezil and Seizure disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizure disorder is found among people who take Donepezil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Dementia alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Seizure disorder with Donepezil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,117 people who have side effects when taking Donepezil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 18, 2017

7,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Donepezil.
Among them, 28 people (0.39%) have Seizure Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Donepezil cause Seizure disorder?

Time on Donepezil when people have Seizure Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Donepezil *:

  • female: 59.26 %
  • male: 40.74 %

Age of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Donepezil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.17 %
  • 50-59: 4.17 %
  • 60+: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (11 people, 39.29%)
  • Dementia (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Cognitive Disorder (1 person, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Warfarin Sodium (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Furosemide (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Gabapentin (1 person, 3.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Head Injury (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Consciousness - Decreased (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Thrombophlebitis (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (5 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Donepezil

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