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What are the side effects of Donepezil?

ARE THERE SIDE EFFECTS FOR A 90 YEAR OLD FOR DONEPEZIL? 10 mg per day. YYYY@YYYY I ve been taking for about a year, no discernable side effects....,perhaps sleepless ness now and then---possibly dizzy now and then, but not severe, as far as I can tell. Thanks.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016
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Hi welcome to HCM...

The donepezil drug you are telling is used for Alzheimer's disease ...
So you might have that....

Side effects of these drug are as follow .....
/ insomnia
/ tiredness
/ vomitting
/ diarrhea
/ tremor
/ dizziness etc
.....

If side effects are intolerable than consult doctor for that ...Low dose may be given....

Take care

Advise : Consult physician for discussing about this
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