Aricep 5mg Tablet
Aricep 5mg Tablet
Aricep 5mg Tablet
Aricep 5mg Tablet

Aricep 5mg Tablet

By EISAI PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 125.00
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Medical Description

Aricep Tablet is used to treat Alzheimer's dementia. Aricep Tablet contains donepezil as the active ingredient. This medicine works by inhibiting the action of the chemical acetylcholinesterase, which...
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ContainsDonepezil(5.0 Mg)
UsesAlzheimer's dementia
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, fatigue, diarrhoea, muscle cramps
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASE
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Uses of Aricep 5 MG

Aricep Tablet is used for the treatment of Alzheimer's dementia.

Contraindications of Aricep 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to donepezil or any other ingredient of Aricep Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to any piperidine derivatives.

Side effects of Aricep 5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Muscle cramps

Precautions and Warnings of Aricep 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aricep Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of Aricep Tablet during pregnancy. As a precautionary measure, do not use this tablet if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aricep Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the excretion of Aricep Tablet in breastmilk. To avoid any risks to the baby, do not use this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aricep Tablet?
A:
Aricep Tablet may influence your ability to drive. If you experience dizziness, tiredness or muscle cramps after taking this medicine, it is suggested that you do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aricep Tablet?
A:
Alcohol interacts with Aricep Tablet and reduces its levels in the body which decreases the effect of the medicine. Thus, consumption of alcohol should be avoided when taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a heart disease.
  • You suffer from liver problems or kidney problems.
  • You have stomach or duodenal ulcers.
  • You have asthma or any other lung disease.
  • You experience seizures (fits) or convulsions.
  • You experience any involuntary or abnormal movements of the tongue, face or body.
  • You have low levels of magnesium or potassium in your blood.

Mode of Action of Aricep 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Aricep Tablet acts by inhibiting a chemical in the brain called acetylcholinesterase that is responsible for breaking down a substance called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine helps you to remember things....
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Directions for Use of Aricep 5 MG

  • Take this medicine as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Aricep 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Aricep works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Care should particularly be taken if you are taking anti-fungals (ketoconazole, itraconazole), antibiotics (erythromycin, clarithromycin, rifampicin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin), anti-depressants (flu...
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Storage and disposal of Aricep 5 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Aricep 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Aricep Tablet include severe nausea, vomiting, drooling and sweating. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the neares...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of medicines. However, if you missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the best time of the day to take Aricep Tablet?

A: The doctor will suggest you the best time of the day to take Aricep Tablet depending on your condition, other medications that you take, food, and lifestyle habits.

Q: For how long should I take Aricep Tablet?

A: Aricep Tablet should be taken at the same dose and same frequency exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will advise you on how long you should continue to take this medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I take Aricep Tablet along with my other regular medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend whether you can take Aricep Tablet if you are taking or have recently taken other medicines. Please inform your doctor about any other medicines that you are taking, including nonprescription medicines.
Product Details
Brand
ARICEP
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:10 PM (IST)
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