Aricept

Aricept

donepezil

Manufacturer:

Eisai
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Donepezil HCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate dementia in Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Dosage/Direction for Use
5 mg daily, may be increased to 10 mg/day following 1 mth clinical assessment.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Sick sinus syndrome, supraventricular cardiac conduction conditions; history of ulcer disease, asthma or obstructive pulmonary disease.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, muscle cramps, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, dizziness, psychiatric disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Anesth, medications w/ anticholinergic activity, succinylcholine, other neuromuscular blockers or cholinergic agonists.
MIMS Class
Neurodegenerative Disease Drugs
ATC Classification
N06DA02 - donepezil ; Belongs to the class of anticholinesterases. Used in the management of dementia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Aricept tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 14's
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