DONECEPT 10MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DONECEPT 10mg tablet

Donepezil(10mg)

food interaction for DONECEPT tablet

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pregnancy interaction for DONECEPT tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Donecept 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Donecept 10mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Donecept 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DONECEPT 10mg tablet

    Donepezil(10mg)

    Donecept tablet uses

    Donecept 10mg 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.

    How donecept tablet works

    Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease is due to disturbance of message signals in the brain. Donecept 10mg tablet works by increasing the levels of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger involved in the transmission of nerve signals.

    Common side effects of donecept tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR DONECEPT 10MG TABLET

    Patients taking DONECEPT 10MG TABLET

    • 80%
      Once A Day
    • 20%
      Twice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR DONECEPT 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DONECEPT 10mg tablet

    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 donepezil Hcl work?
    Donepezil hydrochloride does work, but its effectiveness can be different based on individual response.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)