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Donepezil - Are there any adverse effects of discontinuing aricept abruptly?

Posted 4 Aug 2010 1 answer

If the medication is stopped, will there be any serious effect if it is done abruptly as opposed to tapering it off?

Having really bad muscle spasms and cramps on aricept?

Posted 17 May 2012 3 answers

Any similar symptoms or advice?

Alternative drug to abilify?

Posted 2 Mar 2012 2 answers

I can not take Abilify. I get so dizzy like motion sickness and end up throwing up. I took 1 dose 5 mg and it was bad. I think it may be due to the 20 mg Aricept I take.

How effective is Aricept if taken over a period of time?

Posted 10 Oct 2009 1 answer

My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now but he seems like hes getting worse as time goes on, was wondering if Aricept eventually stops working if on it for any length of time

Can namenda and aricept be taken at the same time?

Posted 18 Jan 2010 1 answer

What drugs help aggression in Alzheimer's patients?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 3 answers

My father (88) has mid-stage Alzheimers's and is taking Aricept. After a recent stay in the hospital he has become extremely argumentative and paranoid. My mother (81) wants to keep my father at home for as long as possible but the mood swings are getting more difficult to deal with. What drug ...

How long can you stay on Aricept ?

Posted 12 Aug 2010 1 answer

My mother has been taking Aricept for a little over 4 years now, and they added Numenda a year ago. How long can she stay on Aricept? Forever? I recently read that it is only effective for 6 mo-1 year?? She is losing ground now month by month, so we don't know if ANY meds are helping.

Martin has Lewy Bodies from Parkinsons Disease, he is on Carbidopa , Aricept, Azilect, Effexor?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 4 answers

Seroquel, Comtan and vitamins, D, Folic Acid, B12. He has become combative and sometime violent, danger to his caretakers and himself. What to do?

Namenda and Aricept - anyone having vision problems on these medicines?

Posted 19 Nov 2011 2 answers

My husband has been taking namenda and aricept for 6 months. Lately, he has been complaining about seeing patches of color, such as blue and red. When stares at it awhile, it fades. Has anyone had this reaction?

Can aricept be safely taken in the A.M. on a daily basis?

Posted 23 Feb 2012 1 answer

I give my sister her meds and the only time I can be at her home is in the a.m.

Drug life of Aricept?

Posted 19 Aug 2009 1 answer

Is there a "half life" for the drug Aricept? and if so, how much?

My Mom is having nightmares and diarrhea with the 10mg. Aricept dose?

Posted 15 Jul 2010 3 answers

Will these side effects subside with time or should she decrease to 5mg vs try another medication for her dementia? CathyBruce

Donepezil and Slow Heart rate issue?

Posted 23 Sep 2010 1 answer

... Several weeks ago, my mother was hospitalized with Bronchial Pneumonia, and while there, the doctor announced that she had a slow heart rate, and stopped the Aricept. Today, I brought her back to her Neurologist, discussed what has been happening with my mother, and mentioned that the GP had ...

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