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Alzepil 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alzepil 5 mg Tablet

MRP
80
₹8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alzepil Tablet

Uses of Alzepil Tablet

Alzepil 5 mg Tablet 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.

Alzepil Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alzepil are Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp.

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

How Alzepil Tablet works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Alzepil 5 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Alzepil Tablet

Expert advice for Alzepil 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.
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Alzepil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alzepil Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alzepil 5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Alzepil 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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
Alzepil 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alzepil 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alzepil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alzepil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alzepil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alzepil 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alzepil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Donepezil

Q. What is donepezil hydrochloride/ what is donepezil hydrochloride used for/ what does donepezil hydrochloride do?
Donepezil hydrochloride belongs to a group of medicines called acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and is used to treat the symptoms of dementia (which includes increasing memory loss, confusion and behavioral changes) in people diagnosed as having mild and moderately severe Alzheimer's disease
Q. Does Alzepil Hcl work?
Alzepil hydrochloride does work, but its effectiveness can be different based on individual response.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alzepil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alzepil with Atropine
LIFE-THREATENING
Alzepil with Oxyphenonium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Alzepil with Valethamate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide, Valosin
Alzepil with Trimebutine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Alzepil with Camylofin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Alzepil with Buphenine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Alzepil with Cyclandelate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Alzepil with Fenoverine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan
Alzepil with Citalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin
Alzepil with Dapoxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet
Alzepil with Paroxetine
MODERATE
Alzepil with Fluvoxamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo, Frext
Alzepil with Fluconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur, Vanflu, Upcan, Flocoruth, Ifucan, Fluvate, Lucon, Biocan, Fungiker, AB Can, Flucot, Falkon, Fluocod, Orocan, Tycona, Forazen, E Fluke, Fluco, FN, Cantiz, Nix, Afuza, Flugen, F Cona, Candy, Alflu, Antol, Rutuflu, F One, Fungikil, Flozol, Fortab, Zocol, Flusys, Funcan, Udzole, Wyon, Wycon, Flutiz, Fungout, Recon, Source, Fluderm, Flutil, Flucona, Fusicon, Flum, Gynar, Conazol, Ocan, Docon, Flukel, Adi Flu, Cantin, Flustar, Antizole, Fluplas, HS, Flubar, Fitcan, Frezole, Flucimax, Flucom, Raulon, Stanflu, Von F, Funiz, Osofung, Topcan, Eselcon, B Con, Anti Fung, Fluza, Fuzol, Flurol, Flumarc, Fluzo, Nazole F, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Efcan, AF, Nuflucon, Fungonil, Otoflu, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Flucan, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Flucocid, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Ozus, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Staflu, Canzika, Flutec, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fungipar, Locan, Lodogel, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Trican, Aglocon, Fluoc
Alzepil with Posaconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alzepil with Terbinafine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine, Phyte
Alzepil with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
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