Aricept Drug

Important Information about Aricept

  • Aricept generic name is donepezil
  • It increases the functionality of nerve cells in the brain
  • It prevents the breakdown of the chemical called acetylcholine which is responsible for processes of memory, thinking and reasoning
  • It must be stored at room temperature and keep away from moisture and heat
  • Inform your doctor in advance if you have sick sinus syndrome (Slow Heart Beats), stomach ulcers, enlarged prostate, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Side Effects:

  • Black, bloody, or tarry stools
  • Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Seizure

Less serious side effects may include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle cramps
  • Tired feeling
  • Sleep problems