Aricept (Donepezil HCL)
What is Aricept (Donepezil HCL) used for?
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Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease. It operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to improve memory and cognitive ability reducing symptoms of dementia. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Aricept (Donepezil HCL)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered once each day, but your individual dosage and frequency of administration will depend on the severity of your symptoms and your current health condition. Always swallow these doses with a large glass of water. Never change the form of the tablets by chewing, splitting, or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Aricept (Donepezil HCL)?
Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any symptoms become serious or if you experience more serious side effects such as vomiting blood, seizures, painful urination, or discolored stools. These conditions may require reduced dosages or other adjustments to your treatment to prevent further complications from occurring.
Before using Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride), inform your physician if you have epilepsy, asthma, an ulcer, or a heart condition as these conditions may cause complications with treatment requiring reduced dosages or other adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Aricept (Donepezil Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.