Aricept and Neuropathy - from FDA reports


Neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Aricept. We study 18,675 people who have side effects while taking Aricept from FDA. Among them, 4 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.

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On Jan, 03, 2018

18,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Aricept.
Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Neuropathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aricept cause Neuropathy?

Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Aricept *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Diabetes (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Depression (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Detrol (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Protonix (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Humulin R (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fainting (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Catheter Sepsis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent) (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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