Lapezil 5mg Tablet
Lapezil 5 MG Description
Lapezil Tablet is used to treat Alzheimer's dementia. Lapezil Tablet contains donepezil as the active ingredient. This medicine works by inhibiting the action of the chemical acetylcholinesterase, wh
ich is responsible for breaking down a molecule called acetylcholine in the brain. This raises the brain levels of acetylcholine which is associated with memory and recollection. This medicine should only be used for adults older than 18 years of age. Avoid taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. The dose and duration of this medicine will be decided by your doctor as per your signs and symptoms.
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Uses of Lapezil 5 MG
Contraindications of Lapezil 5 MG
- If you are allergic to donepezil or any other ingredient of Lapezil Tablet.
- If you are allergic to any piperidine derivatives.
Side effects of Lapezil 5 MG
- Muscle cramps
Precautions and Warnings of Lapezil 5 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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 Lapezil 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Lapezil 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 Lapezil 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Lapezil 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 (fluoxetine, citalopram, escitalopram, amitriptyline), anti-convulsants (phenytoin, carbamazepine), pain-killers (aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac), anti-psychotics (pimozide, sertindole, ziprasidone), anti-cholinergics (tolterodine), medicines for a heart condition (quinidine, beta-blockers like propranolol and atenolol) or other Alzheimer's disease medication (galantamine)....
Storage and disposal of Lapezil 5 MG
- Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
- Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Lapezil 5 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the best time of the day to take Lapezil Tablet?
Q: For how long should I take Lapezil Tablet?
Q: Can I take Lapezil Tablet along with my other regular medicines?
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