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Donecept (10 mg) (Donepezil) Drug Price and Information

Donecept (10 mg) is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for dementia of Alzheimer's disease.  It works by increasing the amount of acetylcholine in the brain, which helps in improving mental function.

Donecept (10 mg)

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Donepezil
 107.27
10mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug Name : Donepezil

    Donepezil(Aricept) generic Donecept (10 mg) is a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for dementia of Alzheimer's disease. It works by increasing the amount of acetylcholine in the brain, which helps in improving mental function.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Donecept (10 mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: PO- Initial: 5 mg/day in the evening, up to 10 mg/day after 4-6 week.

    Side effects of Donecept (10 mg)

    Most frequent : Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle cramps, fatigue and loss of appetite.

    Body as a Whole : Headache, generalized pain and fatigue.

    Heart : Fainting.

    Blood : Bruising.

    Metabolic : Decreased weight.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle cramps and joint inflammation.

    Central Nervous System : Sleeplessness, dizziness, depression, abnormal dreams and drowsiness.

    Genitourinary : Frequent urination.

    How to use Donecept (10 mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Donecept (10 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Donecept (10 mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, stomach problems, liver or kidney disease, breathing problems, urinary obstruction, brain tumor, head injury, seizures, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    It should not be used in children.

    Other Precautions for Donecept (10 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Donecept (10 mg)

    Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 30°C), and in an airtight container.



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