Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride)
What is Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) used for?
This product is manufactured in Turkey.
Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) is prescribed to treat dementia in patients suffering from Alzheimer`s disease. The medication prevents the breakdown of acetylcholine to improve to improve memory, cognitive skills, and the ability to focus. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride)?
Always use Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results. The typical dosage is one tablet administered once daily, but your particular regimen will be determined by your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These can be taken with or without food and should be swallowed with a full glass of water. Never split, chew, or crush the tablets before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride)?
Some patients using Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) have reported experiencing side effects including:
More serious side effects that may need medical attention are painful urination, choking sensation, coughing up blood or vomit resembling coffee grounds, discoloured stools, or seizures. It may be necessary to alter your dosage or make other adjustments to your regiment to prevent more complications from occurring.
Before using Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride), inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, a peptic ulcer, heart block, sick sinus syndrome, asthma, COPD, urinary obstruction, Parkinson`s disease, or if you are currently taking any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as these conditions may require adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.