What is Aricept?
Donepezil is used to increase the levels of a chemical called acetylcholine which is important for the processes of thinking, reasoning and memory, in the people with dementia to improve the function of nerve cells in the brain. The lower levels of this chemical are said to be behind the occurrence of dementia. Aricept or its generic Donepezil can be purchased online at discounted prices.
Tell your surgeon ahead of time if you need to have any surgery that you are taking Aricept. Be careful while driving or doing anything that requires you to be alert or awake if you are taking Aricept as this medication can produce side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions.
How to Take Donepezil?
Follow your doctor’s directions and take the dosage accordingly. You should take Donepezil regular tablets with a full glass of water with or without milk or food. Do not swallow Donepezil orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) whole. Do not swallow it; let it dissolve in your mouth. Swallow the tablet several times as it dissolves. Once the medication dissolves completely, drink a glass of water.
Donepezil Side Effects
Stop taking Aricept and speak to your doctor immediately if you experience side effects like black, bloody or tarry stools, loss of appetite, sleep problems, tiredness, seizure, nausea, vomiting, muscle cramps or diarrhea.
Indian Brand= Donep Strength = 5 mg, 10 mg , Packaging= Blister Manufacturer= Alkem
USA BRAND= Aricept Generic Name= Donepezil