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Drug information on Pezil (10 mg) (Donepezil) from Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Pezil (10 mg)

  Tablet  
Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Donepezil
 180.00
10mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Donepezil

Donepezil(Aricept) generic Pezil (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 Pezil (10 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Pezil (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.

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.

How to use Pezil (10 mg)?

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

When is Pezil (10 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Pezil (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 Pezil (10 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Pezil (10 mg)

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



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