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Aricep 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Aricep 5mg Tablet

Alzheimer's disease, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
MRP
114
₹11.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Aricep Tablet

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Uses of Aricep Tablet

Aricep 5mg 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.
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Aricep Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Aricep Tablet works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to disturbance of message signals in the brain. Aricep 5mg Tablet works by increasing the levels of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger involved in the transmission of nerve signals.

In Depth Information on Aricep Tablet

Expert advice for Aricep 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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Aricep Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aricep Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aricep 5mg 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
Aricep 5mg 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
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
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Aricep Tablet?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Aricep 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
Aricep hydrochloride does work, but its effectiveness can be different based on individual response.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Aricep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aricep with Buphenine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Aricep with Valethamate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth
Aricep with Atropine (topical)
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atropine (topical): Atrosulph, Bell Pino Atrin, Pino Atrin, Opthopin, Atropine, Atromet, Bell Mfc, Atrosun, Opta, Atpine
Aricep with Oxyphenonium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Aricep with Cyclandelate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Aricep with Trimebutine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Aricep with Fenoverine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina
Aricep with Atropine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atronir, Atropin, Atropa, Atrowok, Tropensa, Troyatro
Aricep with Camylofin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide
Aricep with Fluvoxamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Voxinix, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest, Fluvoxin, Fluvo, Frext, Fluvator, Fluvoxine, Ocivox, Arkavoxin
Aricep with Dapoxetine
MODERATE
Aricep with Citalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram
Aricep with Posaconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Aricep with Ketoconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek
Aricep with Terbinafine
MINOR
Aricep with Clotrimazole
MINOR
Aricep with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier, Verz
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