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Review: could Donepezil cause Seizure disorder?

We study 2,750 people who have side effects while taking Donepezil from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Donepezil

Donepezil (latest outcomes from 2,832 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in vascular dementia .

Seizure disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) (latest reports from 68,669 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 2,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Donepezil. Among them, 16 people (0.58%) have Seizure Disorder. They amount to 0.02% of all the 68,718 people who have Seizure Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Seizure disorder in Donepezil reports

Time on Donepezil when people have Seizure disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure disorder50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Seizure disorder55.56%44.44%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.88%94.12%

Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Donepezil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dementia alzheimer's type (11 people, 68.75%)
  2. Dementia (1 people, 6.25%)
  3. Memory impairment (1 people, 6.25%)
  4. Epilepsy (1 people, 6.25%)
  5. Convulsion (1 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Donepezil hcl (16 people, 100.00%)
  2. Memantine hcl (8 people, 50.00%)
  3. Inhibace (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Amlodipine besylate (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Aspirin (4 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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