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DONECEPT 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DONECEPT

Donepezil(5 mg)

food interaction for DONECEPT

alcohol interaction for DONECEPT

pregnancy interaction for DONECEPT

lactation interaction for DONECEPT

medicine interaction for DONECEPT

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Donecept 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Donecept 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Donecept 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR DONECEPT

Donepezil(5 mg)

Uses

Donecept 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease (brain disorder that affects memory and intellectual ability) dementia in parkinson's disease

How it works

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

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nervousness, Irritation, Frequent urge to urinate, Abnormal urination, Joint pain, Behavioural changes, Central nervous system depression, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Hallucination, Dizziness, Headache, Itching, Loss of appetite, Muscle cramp, Weight loss

COMMON DOSAGE FOR DONECEPT 5 MG TABLET

Patients taking DONECEPT 5 MG TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR DONECEPT

16 Substitutes
16 Substitutes
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  • DONEP 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.95/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 109.52
    pay 9% more per tablet
  • ARICEP 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 109
    pay 8% more per tablet
  • ALZIL 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.21/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 102.15
    pay 1% more per tablet
  • LAPEZIL 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 13.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 138
    pay 37% more per tablet
  • COGNIDEP 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Altius Life Sciences
    Rs. 3.81/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 38.10
    save 62% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR DONECEPT

  • 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

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 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)