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Donep 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Donep 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Donep 5mg Tablet

Alzheimer's disease, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
MRP
171.35
₹11.42/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Donep Tablet

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Uses of Donep Tablet

Donep 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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Donep Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Donep Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Donep Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Donep Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Donep with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Donep with Cyclandelate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Donep with Oxyphenonium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Donep with Valethamate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth
Donep with Trimebutine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Donep with Buphenine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Donep with Atropine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atronir, Atropin, Atropa, Atrowok, Tropensa, Troyatro
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Hyocimax, Spaslin H, Biscotas, Xspas, Belloid, Hyoswift, Buscogast, Hyoscine Bromide
Donep with Fenoverine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Donep with Camylofin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina
Donep with Dapoxetine
MODERATE
Donep with Fluvoxamine
MODERATE
Donep with Citalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram, Ciprexa, Citox
Donep with Posaconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Donep with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier, Verz
Donep with Clotrimazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt, Clotrilin
Donep with Ketoconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Donep with Terbinafine
MINOR
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