Review: could Donepezil cause Seizure disorder (Epilepsy)?
Summary: Seizure disorder is found among people who take Donepezil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Donepezil hcl, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.
We study 2,765 people who have side effects while taking Donepezil from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.
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Donepezil has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia. (latest outcomes from 2,848 Donepezil users)
Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with epilepsy, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion. (latest reports from 36,621 Seizure disorder patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 2,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Donepezil. Among them, 16 people (0.58%) have Seizure Disorder.
Time on Donepezil when people have Seizure disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Seizure disorder||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Donepezil * :
|Seizure disorder||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have Seizure disorder when taking Donepezil * :
|Seizure disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.88%||94.12% |
Severity of Seizure disorder when taking Donepezil ** :
How people recovered from Seizure disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dementia alzheimer's type (11 people, 68.75%)
- Dementia (1 people, 6.25%)
- Memory impairment (1 people, 6.25%)
- Epilepsy (1 people, 6.25%)
- Convulsion (1 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Donepezil hcl (16 people, 100.00%)
- Memantine hcl (8 people, 50.00%)
- Inhibace (4 people, 25.00%)
- Amlodipine besylate (4 people, 25.00%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Albenza for a 28-year old man with Neurocysticercosis. The patient has Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)
- A study of drug interactions between Aricept, Namenda for a 84-year old woman with Alzheimer's Disease. The patient has Hallucination, Visual
- A study of drug interactions between Gilenya, Vitamin D, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Donepezil, Namenda, Seroquel, Topamax, Plaquenil for a 46-year old woman with RRMS, Bipolar I Disorder, Lupus Erythematosus. The patient has Tachycardia
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 72-year old man with Dementia. The patient has Slow Heart Beat
Recent Donepezil related drug comparison:
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