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Donepezil Dosage

donepezil dosage

What is donepezil?

Donepezil is a prescription drug. It comes in two oral tablet forms: oral tablet and oral disintegrating tablet (ODT).

Donepezil oral tablet is available as the brand-name drug Aricept. It’s also available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug.

This drug may be used as part of a combination therapy. That means you need to take it with other drugs.

How to take donepezil

All possible dosages and forms may not be included here. Your dose, form, and how often you take it will depend on:

  • your age
  • the condition being treated
  • the severity of your condition
  • other medical conditions you have
  • how you react to the first dose

Donepezil Overdose

If the victim has collapsed, call 911. Otherwise contact the poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Symptoms of a donepezil overdose may include:

  • Vomiting
  • Drooling
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Fainting
  • Seizures
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Difficulty breathing

Missed Dose of Donepezil

Do not attempt to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next scheduled dose.

Drug forms and strengths

Generic: Donepezil

Form: oral tablet

Strengths: 5 mg, 10 mg, and 23 mg

Form: orally disintegrating tablet (ODT)

Strengths: 5 mg and 10 mg

Brand: Aricept

Form: oral tablet

Strengths: 5 mg, 10 mg, and 23 mg

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