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Can donepezil be managed by a GP or is it recommended for a neurologist to supervise its use?

Posted 19 Feb 2017 by VVW 0 answers

My mother was given this med with very little explanation and was alone. She is now not herself. Doc said no contraindications. We don't know if there is an adjustment period or to take her off of it.

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

Posted 11 Aug 2011 by agita47 1 answer

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

Husband has beginning stages of dementia, he takes gabapentin,trazadone,lisinipril,donepezil?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 by patsycake1 0 answers

and glimepirade, and risperidone.. will drinking a Rob Roy every evening at dinner, cause problems for him, like personality changes, like severe anger.

Am I aloud alcohol on these drugs?

Posted 24 Jan 2016 by Goofy143 1 answer

I have just started taking Donepezil hydrochloride 5mg.At the moment I am leading a good social life and drinking moderately when I go out. Am I aloud.

I am on smallest dose of Donepezil and have no side effects EXCEPT: nightmares/dreams?

Posted 4 Aug 2015 by ldpickle 0 answers

When I wake up I don't feel rested because I have dreamed all night. Could I take this medication in the morning since I have no other side effects?

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

Posted 4 Aug 2010 by bkrajca 1 answer

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

Can donepezil 5 / 10mg tablets be crushed?

Posted 5 Nov 2013 by mmap310 1 answer

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

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

Posted 25 Aug 2014 by AZhusband 1 answer

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??

RE: Donepezil Hydrocholoride- treats alheimers and dementia?

Posted 2 Sep 2014 by Imblessed 1 answer

What other benefits does Donepezil have other than treating demetia? Found about 6 of these little pills in my daily once per day pill box. Did not look familiar to me. Jan 2014 hospitalized with with unexpected severe Asthma and possible pneumonia. Was sent home with prednizone and various pills ...

Is it a all natural substitute for donepezil?

Posted 12 Jun 2014 by almos 1 answer

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