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Donepezil - No appetite and gained weight?

Posted 8 Jul 2018 by Frannorman2002 1 answer

Why I sleep too much and still feeling tired. I also have no appetite and I gained weight on this medication. For my short term memory problems from a brain injury.

Will the affects of donepezil wear off after taking it for so long?

Posted 27 Feb 2018 by Lucille104 0 answers

Doesn't seem to be working at at. My mom's memory is getting worse quickly

My husband was prescribed donepezil 23 mg after 4 years of taking 10 mg. the only side effect I see?

Posted 23 Jan 2018 by Peachygab 0 answers

... is sleeping even more than usual and some weakness . Has anyone else had this problem? There may be a bit more mental awareness. I am hoping for that.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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??

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