Donep 5mg Syrup

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Donep 5mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Donep Syrup

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Uses of Donep Syrup

Donep 5mg Syrup 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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Side effects of Donep Syrup

Common

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

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How to use Donep Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Donep 5mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Donep Syrup works

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

In Depth Information on Donep Syrup

Expert advice for Donep Syrup

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Donep 5mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Donep 5mg Syrup 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Donep 5mg Syrup is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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.
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Kidney
Donep 5mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Donep 5mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Donep 5mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Donep 5mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epidosin 8mg Injection, Buscogast 20mg Injection, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Donep 5mg Syrup

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

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Substitutes for Donep

No substitutes found for this medicine
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