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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Aricept oral.

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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
10/30/2008 1:10:36 PM

Reviewer: Bill, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Bad dreams -loud noises in head

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
10/2/2008 5:38:11 PM

Reviewer: dancindawn, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My 90 yr old grandmother has multi-infarct dementia r/t stroke. She has been on Aricept with good cognitive results, but had to discontinue use because of the side effect of excessive tiredness/sleepiness during the day. I have seen a definite decline in her cognitive response after the d/c of this drug. I have taken care of many other geriatrics in long term care with this med therapy, with var ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
8/29/2008 9:24:25 AM

Reviewer: terry, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
5/28/2008 10:42:26 PM

Reviewer: MARY, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I WAS WONDERING ARE THERE ANY PROBLEMS/SIDE EFFECTS IF YOU STOP USING ARICEPT AND THAN CONTINUE AFTER 2 WEEKS?

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
5/4/2008 3:27:01 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on the sample package for 5 weeks. The 5 mg. went well, but ater I started the 10 mg. I had terrible nightmares, preassure in my head & ears. muscle cramps, dizziness, nausea and weakness. I want to get off this!

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