1. Buy Aricep 23mg Online
Aricep 23 MG Tablet SR is used in the treatment of dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. It is not recommended in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding and lung diseases.
2. How To Aricep 23mg Work?
Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to disturbance of message signals in the brain. Aricep 23mg Tablet SR works by increasing the levels of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger involved in the transmission of nerve signals.
3. What is Aricep 23mg Tablet?
Aricep 23Mg Tablet Sr, a cholinesterase inhibitor, is used to treat a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, communicate, think clearly, and perform daily activities and may cause changes in mood and personality in people who have Alzheimer's disease. It improves mental function by increasing the amount of certain chemicals in the brain. However, it does not cure Alzheimer’s disease completely. Possible side effects of this medicine include loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping, gastrointestinal upset, vomiting, diarrhoea or muscle cramping.
Certain conditions may require you to be extra careful while taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have these conditions :
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
- Are taking any other prescribed or over the counter medicines.
- Are allergic to medicines, foods, or other substances.
- A history of certain heart problems, stomach or bowel problems, liver or kidney problems, lung or breathing problems, muscle problems, low thyroid hormone levels, or urinary blockage.
- Brain lesions or tumours, a recent head injury, or a history of seizures
- Have Parkinson disease or metabolism problems
Aricep 23Mg Tablet Sr comes as a tablet and an orally disintegrating tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with or without food, in the evening just before bedtime. Your doctor may prescribe to you a low dose initially to decrease the risk of side effects and gradually increase your dose after 4 to 6 weeks. Your doctor may increase your dose again 3 or more months later. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it.
4. How To Take Aricep 23mg Tablet?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aricep 23mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
5. Drug interaction of Aricep 23mg
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Donepezil.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Donepezil, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Donepezil can interact with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and fungal antibiotics.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
6. Side Effects of Aricep 23mg
- Loss of appetite,
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping),
- Muscle cramp.
7. Warning of Aricep 23mg tablet
Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding - It is not known whether this medicine is excreted in breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Gastrointestinal bleeding - This medicine is known to increase the gastric acid secretion and may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you have any symptoms of blood in stools and burning stomach. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Seizures - This medicine is known to cause generalized convulsions. Any symptoms of seizures should be informed to the doctor.
Pediatric use - The safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.
8. Precaution of Aricep 23mg tablet
Do not take donepezil hydrochloride, if you are allergic to donepezil hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
Avoid using donepezil hydrochloride, if you are breastfeeding.
Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: stomach or duodenal ulcers; seizures (fits) or convulsions; heart condition (irregular or very slow heart beat); asthma or other long term lung disease; liver problems or hepatitis; urine or mild kidney disease.
Do not use donepezil hydrochloride, if you are pregnant.
Donepezil hydrochloride is not intended for use in children and adolescents younger than 18 years.
Donepezil hydrochloride should not be taken with alcohol because alcohol may change its effect.
Do not drive or operate machinery.
9. Aricep 23mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
10. Uses of Aricep 23mg
Aricep 23mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in Parkinson's disease. It should be used in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.
11. Storage of Aricep 23mg
You should store your Aricep 23mg tablet in their blister packs below 30°C in a cool dry place.