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Depzil 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Depzil 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Depzil 5 mg Tablet

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60
₹6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Depzil Tablet

Uses of Depzil Tablet

Depzil 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.

Depzil Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Depzil Tablet works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Depzil 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 Depzil Tablet

Expert advice for Depzil Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Depzil 5 mg Tablet to slow the progression of alzheimer's disease and treat dementia in parkinson'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 Depzil 5 mg Tablet.
  • Monitor your body weight regularly as both Depzil 5 mg Tablet and  alzheimer's disease can cause weight loss.
  • Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Depzil 5 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop muscle tremors, especially if you have parkinson’s disease.
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Depzil Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Depzil Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Depzil 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
Depzil 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
Depzil 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Depzil 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Depzil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depzil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Depzil Tablet?

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

Patient Concerns

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Depzil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Depzil with Valethamate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin
Depzil with Escitalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit
Depzil with Sertraline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit
Depzil with Paroxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec
Depzil with Fluoxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen
Depzil with Citalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Depzil with Clotrimazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil
Depzil with Itraconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral
Depzil with Fluconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Depzil with Terbinafine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator
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