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Is there any "danger" in taking 10 mg. of donepezil TWICE a day ?

My wife started with 5 mg. for several months, then up to 10mg. for about the last 6 months. Now the doctor has increased it to 10mg. twice a day. Typical or not often done??

Posted 1 day 23 hours ago 1 answer

Are there any drugs that would cause a person to develop a body smell?

The drugs in question are atenolol, donepezil, fenofibrate, mirtazapine, pravastatin, torsemide, ocuvite. Or possibly a combination of these?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 1 answer

Is it a all natural substitute for donepezil?

Posted 12 Jun 2014 1 answer

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 2 Apr 2014 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

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