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Donepezil hcl aricept

Premium Questions

Dr.    Alexander H. Sheppe MD

I am trying to care for an 85 year old lady that takes two meds{ donepezil HCL and sotalol HCL} plus Namenda XR HCI. What does the HCL and HCI stand for? I was concerned that they might cause... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

Husband's Doc gave him samples of Namzaric to take which has Donepezil Hcl in it. He is already taking Donepezil Hcl 10 mg. Should he be taking both? Is that to much med? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda MD

My husband has white brain matter disease. He started taking donepezil/ Aricept about 10 days ago. For the past 48 hours, he has been sleeping far more than usual. Unrelated to the above, I asked him if he... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda ( Geriatrics Specialist)
Dr.    Dariush Saghafi MD

About 6 weeks ago I began taking 10MG Donepezil , ( Aricept ) at bedtime, hoping that it might help ... you suppose that this may be a 'side effect' of taking the Aricept medication? And is it anything... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dariush Saghafi ( Neurologist)
Dr. Erion Spaho MD

I had been taking Donepezil HCL 5 MG for a slight problem with verbalizing - NOT with remembering details, just getting mostly names out -- JUST FOR A MOMENT - like saying the name of someone during ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. GULSHAN BARWAR MD

My husband was recently diagnosed with alzheimers, but also has a 3mm aneurysm in his brain, the doctor prescribed Donopezil hcl, I am not a doctor, but to me, this sounds dangerous, since this drug ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. GULSHAN BARWAR ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini MD

Dear Sir , My wife has been on Donepezil HCL for a long period for memory loss occasionally. She has developed loose stools and has seen a Gastro Dr. We never discussed the side effects of this drug ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Manjunath MD

My husband was placed on donepezil HCL 10 mg at night for mild dementia related to his massive stroke. It was suggested by the neuropsych to the PCP. We have not seen any difference in terms ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manjunath ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

24HR RELEASE AND BENAZEPRIL HCL 10 MG. THE NURSE WROTE ME OUT A LIST OF MEDS TO GIVE JUST FOR TONIGHT AND THEY ARE ARICEPT 2MGS, ZANAFLEX2MGS, AND KEFLEX 500MGS ARE ANY OF THE FORMER THREE THE LATTER TWO... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nishith R S MD

Donepezil HCL 10 mg tab sol is making me throw up. Taking in morning with breakfast and vitamins. Happened the first day I took the medicine and the second. Was sick for about 6 hours each day. Threw up ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishith R S ( Diabetologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Yes, they are safe to use. Nothing to worry.

Dr. Vipul Prajapati MD

hi dear, for cerebral atrophy one should find the reason because cerebral atrophy normally occur at late age. for treatment donepezil is given. Thank you