Aricept ODT Donepezil Hydrochloride ODT and/or alternatives

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Aricept ODT 5mg

Marketed as Aricept Evess in Turkey Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey

Aricept ODT 5mg

Marketed as Aricept Evess in European Union Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

Aricept ODT 10mg

Marketed as Aricept Evess in Turkey Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey

Aricept ODT 10mg

Marketed as Aricept Evess in European Union Manufacturer: Pfizer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

Donepezil Hydrochloride ODT 5mg

Generic Alternative to Aricept ODT 5mg
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

Donepezil Hydrochloride ODT 10mg

Generic Alternative to Aricept ODT 10mg
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Aricept ODT

Donepezil is the generic name for Aricept ODT. Available in the form of Donepezil hydrochloride, it is a white crystalline powder that is soluble in water, glacial acetic acid, and chloroform. You can buy Aricept ODT in the form of tablets available for oral administration using your prescription. Each tablet of Aricept ODT contains donepezil hydrochloride 5 mg or 10 mg. The inactive ingredients in Aricept ODT include mannitol, carrageenan, polyvinyl alcohol, and colloidal silicon dioxide. Each Aricept ODT 10 mg tablet also contains the coloring agent ferric oxide (yellow).

Indications & Dosage of Aricept ODT

Aricept ODT is prescribed for the treatment of dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Some of the symptoms treated using Aricept ODT include judgment, impairment of memory, changes in personality, and abstract thinking. Aricept ODT (Orally Disintegrating Tablets) increase the amount of acetylcholine in the human brain and this helps in reducing the various symptoms of dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease.

The standard dose for an adult patient is Aricept ODT 5 mg administered once daily. If significant changes are not noticed, doctors can increase the dose to Aricept ODT 10 mg administered once daily. It can be taken with or without food and preferably in the evening or night. The Aricept ODT 10 mg tablet should not be swallowed or chewed but left to dissolve on the tongue. The recommended dose for patients suffering from severe symptoms of Alzheimer's disease is Aricept ODT 10 mg administered once daily and can be increased to Aricept ODT 23 mg after 4 to 6 weeks of being on the initial dose.

Side Effects & Interactions of Aricept ODT

Aricept ODT can lead to mild or moderate side effects with clearly visible symptoms. Some of the side effects caused by Aricept ODT include:

  • Drowsiness and dizziness
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Feeling of tightness in the chest
  • Painful urination and black starry stools
  • Worsening of breathing problems
  • Mood changes and aggravated mental problems
  • Severe or persistent heartburn
  • Weakness and tiredness
  • Muscle ache and headache
  • Swelling of hands or feet

There are some adverse effects of administration of Aricept ODT and if you see the following symptoms, discontinue the treatment and inform your doctor.

  • Vaginitis, hematuria, metrorrhagia, cystitis, and enuresis
  • Prostate hypertrophy and pyelonephritis
  • Breast fibroadenosis
  • Renal failure
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Angina pectoris and atrial fibrillation
  • Herpes zoster and fungal dermatitis
  • Hypokalemia and hyperglycemia

Aricept ODT is known to interact with other drugs like bupropion, sodium phosphate, tramadol, iopamidol, iohexol, metrizamide, sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, acetaminophen, potassium sulfate, hyoscyamine, pseudoephedrine, lumefantrine, and butalbital. Inform your doctor of all the medications you are currently taking.

Warnings & Precautions of Aricept ODT

Donepezil is not known to cause harm to the fetus, but it is advised that you should not buy Aricept ODT without consulting your doctor during pregnancy. There is no data available that supports the excretion of Donepezil into breast milk, but most doctors advise breastfeeding mothers to avoid the administration of Aricept ODT during breastfeeding. The overdose of Aricept ODT is not recommended. If you become pregnant or are planning pregnancy, consult your doctor before beginning treatment.

You need to discuss your medical history with the doctor prior to using Aricept ODT. You need to inform your doctor if you have undergone surgery or if you:

  • Have cardiac conduction abnormalities
  • Have a history of ulcer disease
  • Are allergic to piperidine derivative


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