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 2,761 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 2,844 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 36,597 Seizure disorder patients)
On Jan, 4, 2015: 2,761 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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Patient has an Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder and severe memory issues. He has self diagnosed himself as having Dementia (which may be true as well). Is normally verbally abusive and thinks those that do not tolerate or try to put boundaries on his abusive behaviors are "against him". Don't need him on a drug that might aggravate his condition.
From this study (2 months ago):
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is donepezil corsing my wifes incontiance
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