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Arcalion Tablet

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Arcalion Tablet is a prescription medicine indicated for the treatment of asthenia. Asthenia is a condition in which there is generalized tiredness and weakness that persists for a long term. It is used in combination with other medicines to improve everyday activities in Alzheimer's disease.

Arcalion Tablet is also used to treat psychogenic erectile dysfunction. It should be taken with food. Take it as advised by your doctor and if you miss any doses, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly. You should inform the doctor if you develop any allergic reactions after taking the medication.

This medicine may cause a mild skin rash, anxiety, or headache as side effects. These usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor if these worry you or do not go away.

Uses of Arcalion Tablet

Benefits of Arcalion Tablet

In Fatigue

Fatigue or tiredness can make you dull and also affects the mood and thoughts. You are not able to perform at your full capacity both physically or mentally even in your daily life activities. This can affect your life adversely. Arcalion Tablet helps to treat this long term fatigue and makes you feel more energetic. It will improve your energy levels and improve your quality of life.

In Alzheimer's disease

Arcalion Tablet improves learning, memory and information processing (cognitive function) in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. These problems in memory and thinking may start interfering with daily activities and worsen your condition. This medicine will help in managing Alzheimer’s disease effectively. It will make it easier for you to carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life. It can take several weeks for your symptoms to improve; so keep using the medicine even if you do not think it is working.

Side effects of Arcalion Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Arcalion

  • Skin rash
  • Anxiety
  • Headache

How to use Arcalion 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. Arcalion Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Arcalion Tablet works

Arcalion Tablet is a centrally acting cholinergic medicine. It works by increasing the level of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger in the brain. This is how it reduces damage in the brain.

Safety Advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Arcalion Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Arcalion Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Arcalion Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Arcalion Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Arcalion Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Arcalion Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Arcalion Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • It should be taken with a fat source such as oil or milk.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Inform your doctor if you have problem sleeping and/or reduced appetite after taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking medications for other psychiatric disorders.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminopyrimidines Derivative
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class

Patient Concerns

Why the failure of Alzheimer's therapy now a days???
Dr. Vikas Sharma
as the disese mechanisms are still not defined in absolute terms; still PATIENT is needed and is ongoing
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Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
you should take panchkaram therapies for this disease.
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Serdia House, Off Dr. S S Rao Road, Behind M G Hospital Parel, Mumbai 400012
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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