Donepezil, which is sold under the generic name Aricept, is a cholinesterase inhibitor (a catalyst blocker) used to treat mellow, direct, or extreme dementia in individuals who have Alzheimer’s malady. Aricept is an oral medicine used to treat Alzheimer’s sickness.
It enhances mental capacities (counting consideration, memory, and the capacity to interface and talk with others) by keeping the normally happening neurotransmitters in the mind from separating.

It won’t cure Alzheimer’s or keep the loss of mental capacities later on.
Aricept was affirmed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996 to treat mellow to direct Alzheimer’s. As of now, Aricept is the world’s top of the line Alzheimer’s medication.
In 2006, Aricept was affirmed to treat extreme dementia in individuals with Alzheimer’s. The main nonspecific plan got to be accessible in 2010.

Aricept has additionally been tried in patients with schizophrenia, a lack of ability to concentrate consistent issue, and mellow subjective disability. A recent report indicates Aricept enhances the discourse of mentally unbalanced kids.

Those in prior phases of Alzheimer’s sickness are regularly treated with cholinesterase inhibitors like Aricept, Razadyne, or Exelon. That affliction from later stage Alzheimer’s infection are typically treated with Namenda

Aricept Side Effects

Less genuine reactions include:

Loss of ravenousness
Weight misfortune
Nausea
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Frequent pee
Muscle issues, agonizing and swollen joints
Excessive tiredness
Difficulty nodding off
A headache, apprehension, wooziness
Depression, emotional episodes
Vivid dreams

More genuine reactions may request prompt crisis restorative consideration and include:

Chest torment
Difficulty with pee
Swelling of the tongue, throat, or face
Severe iron deficiency
Slow pulse
Breathing issues
Fainting
Worsening stomach torment
Black or bleeding stools
Bloody upchuck
Seizures
Fever

(Aricept) Dosage

Aricept tablets are taken once per day, with or without nourishment. They ought not to be cut, pounded, or bit, but rather may be permitted to break down on the tongue. The dosage may begin at 5 milligrams (mg) and be expanded to 10 mg in four to six weeks. Following three months, the 23-milligram tablet ought to be taken.

For Aricept, the 5 mg tablets are white; 10 mg tablets are yellow, and 23 mg tablets are red.

Indications of an Aricept overdose may include:

Vomiting
Drooling
Sweating
Nausea
Fainting
Seizures
Slow pulse
Difficulty relaxing

Missed Dose of Aricept

Do not attempt to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next scheduled dose.