Aricept Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Feeling Faint
  • Frequent Urination
  • Head Pain
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Nightmares
  • Pain
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Anemia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disease Or Injury Causing Inability To Communicate
  • Bronchitis
  • Cataracts
  • Chest Pain
  • Delusions
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Eye Irritation
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Infection Of Genitals Or Urinary Tract
  • Involuntary Quivering
  • Itching
  • Mood Changes
  • Nervous
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Seizures
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Unable To Control Bowel Movement
  • Uncoordinated
  • Urination During The Night
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Drug-Induced Hot Flash

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