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My mom has never been diagnosed with Dementia or Alheimers, why would a doctor put her on Donepezil?

She is experiencing side effects, sleepiness, stomach cramps, leg cramps, dizziness, etc... can she be put on a different medication for memory?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answer

Need non-anticholinergic IBS med. Can't be 4 constipation. Problem with High Risk Cognitive Toxicity

Due to multiple meds and anti cholinergic drugs i.e Dicyclomine, Loperamide, bentyl, benydril; I am afraid of High Risk Cognitive Toxicity as I am taking Donepezil for memory and am looking for a ...

Posted 10 Jan 2014 0 answers

After taking donepezil 10 mg 4 days I stared having nightmares each night. I awake scared, exhauste?

I never had nightmares before. The medicine was prescribed by neurologist as a possible benefit for short term memory loss as a result of a stroke. I do not have dementia or Alzheimers. I have never ...

Posted 31 Dec 2013 1 answer

Can donepezil 5 / 10mg tablets be crushed?

Some PI do not address this , some state do not crush , why the insconsistancy ? Film coated tablet

Posted 5 Nov 2013 1 answer

Donepezil - My husbands dr. put him on 10 mg to start. should he started with a lower dosage?

This medication seems to have made him a little worse. its been only 10 days

Posted 21 Sep 2013 2 answers

Aricept - My Mom just started taking Donepezil 6 days ago. She has been feeling naucious ever?

... since - bad enough that she has not participated in her normal activities. I understand nausea can be a side affect. Can we expect it to go away with continued use or should she stop taking the ...

Posted 12 Apr 2013 1 answer

Is it safe to take namenda (2) and donepezil (1) daily?

my husband has prescriptions for both medications but I'm not sure if they are safe together.

Posted 30 Sep 2012 2 answers

Aricept - Do you need to be weaned from taking donepezil?

Having several side effects, weight loss, loss of appetite, diarrhea, depression, muscle cramps, etc.

Posted 11 Aug 2011 1 answer

Can donepezil cause any permanent irreversible damage to the eyes. Thank you?

Should dad (hydrocephalus) continue donepezil even if it causes blurred vision or will dmg b permant?My dad had hydrocephalus and as a result has memory problems. His optic nerve has also been ...

Posted 6 Mar 2012 1 answer

Donepezil - does this med have to be desolved on the tongue?

my husband has just been swallowing the pill with a glass of water or a cup of coffee. it doesn't seem to be doing him any good. is he taking it wrong

Posted 6 Mar 2012 1 answer

Is it contra indicated to take aricept/donepezil when a pt. has a neurogenic bladder?

my mother was self cathing for neurogenic bladder for approx. 5 plus years but has not been able to for several months.her urologist states as long as she is leaking/dribbling and emptying her ...

Posted 20 Feb 2012 0 answers

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