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Date Joined Dec 2005
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   Posted 12/27/2005 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone have any suggestions regarding treatments that work to reduce or eliminate diarrhea that occurs when taking Aricept?

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 12/27/2005 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
When I first went on Aricept I had that problem.I went out & bought depend pull ups.Assurace is better though.The diahrea lasts a month or so,then it stopped........

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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 12/27/2005 6:47 PM (GMT -6)   
My Mom had the same problem but it did subside after about 3 to 4 weeks as Snowy has said .....I find that the Assurance was better as well .................By the way I would really like to welcome you to HW we have a great support system here with peeps that do know what you are going thru .......Are you the caregiver for your Mom???......Please post often so we can get to know you and you us ....Hope you had a great Christmas ..........God Bless ....Lyn........The resources at the side in yellow are great for answering some questions as well ........Glad to have you aboard ....Lyn
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