Aricep 5mg

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Aricep 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of dementia associated with Alzheimer’s disease. It is not recommended in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding and lung diseases.

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Generic Donepezil
Manufacturer Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
Pharmaceutical Tablet/s
Strength 5 mg

Description

Aricep 5mg

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Aricep 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of dementia associated with Alzheimer’s disease. It is not recommended in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding and lung diseases.

Aricep 5mg Details

Composition = Donepezil

Dosage = 5mg

Indication = Alzheimer’s disease

Manufacturer = Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Ltd.

What Is Aricep 5mg?

Aricep 5mg 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

How Does Aricep 5mg Work?

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Aricep 5mg Tablet is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) involved in transmmission of nerve signals. This improves memory and thinking.

What Is Route Of Administration?

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 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Dosage Of Aricep 5mg

Aricep 10mg Tablet

Aricep 23mg Tablet

Side Effects Of Aricep 5mg

Major

Diarrhea

Loss of appetite

Nausea and Vomiting

Trouble sleeping

Muscle cramps

Dizziness

Frequent urination

Headache

Weight loss

Minor

Bradycardia

Convulsions

Hallucinations

Agitation

Aggressive behavior

Drug To Drug Interaction

Carvedilol = Aricep 5mg may lower the heart rate and blood pressure if taken together. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antihypertensives like carvedilol, metoprolol, and nifedipine. Any symptoms of dizziness, irregular heartbeat should be informed to the doctor.

Oxcarbazepine = Inform the doctor if you are receiving oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine as these medicines will decrease the effect of Aricep 5mg Tablet.

Tramadol = Aricep 5mg may increase the risk of seizures if taken together. The risk is more in the elderly population with the history of head injury or seizures.

While Tacking Aricep 5mg

Do

You have been prescribed Aricep 5mg Tablet to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

It does not cure Alzheimer’s but may help with brain function and doing daily activities.

Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.

It may cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking Aricep 5mg Tablet.

Monitor your body weight regularly as both Aricep 5mg Tablet and Alzheimer’s disease can cause weight loss.

Inform your doctor if you develop muscle tremors, especially if you have Parkinson’s disease.

Don’t

Pregnancy = Aricep 5mg 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 Aricep 5mg 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.

Driving = Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alzheimer’s disease may impair your ability to drive unless your doctor tells you that it is safe to do so. Also, your medicine can cause tiredness, dizziness and muscle cramp.

Kidney = Aricep 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aricep 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver = Aricep 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aricep 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Uses Of Aricep 5mg

Aricep 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. It should be used in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease.

Storage Of Aricep 5mg

Store at room temperature.Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.

Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.

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