Generic name: donepezil hydrochloride
Dosage form: tablet, film coated, extended release
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ARICEPT 23 can be taken in the morning or evening and can be taken with or without food. ARICEPT 23 should not be split or crushed and should be swallowed whole with water.
Initiation of Treatment: Patients who have been established on 10 mg of donepezil hydrochloride daily with good tolerability can be administered one ARICEPT 23 tablet once daily (14).
Maintenance Dose: 23 mg administered once daily
ARICEPT 23 can be taken with or without memantine.