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Donepezil 5 Mg Tablet

donepezil 5 mg tablet

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Donecept 5 mg Tablet, 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.

How Should I Take Donepezil (Aricept, Aricept Odt)?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

You may take donepezil with or without food.

Do not crush, chew, or break the regular tablet. Swallow it whole.

To take the orally disintegrating tablet (Aricept ODT):

  • Keep the tablet in its blister pack until you are ready to take it. Open the package and peel or cut the backing from the tablet blister. Do not push a tablet through the backing or you may damage the tablet.
  • Use dry hands to remove the tablet and place it in your mouth.
  • Do not swallow the tablet whole. Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing.
  • Swallow several times as the tablet dissolves. After the tablet dissolves completely, drink a glass of water.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Donep 5 mg Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Muscle cramps
  • Dizziness
  • Frequent urination
  • Headache
  • Weight loss
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Join pain

General Instructions

Take Donep 5 mg Tablet at the same time every day. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not take this medicine if you have any gastrointestinal disease and lung diseases.

Dosage

Missed Dose

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.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Warnings for special population

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.

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