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(also known as Donepezil)

Donepezil is used to treat the symptoms of mild to moderate, or severe Alzheimer's disease. Donepezil will not cure Alzheimer's disease, and it will not stop the disease from getting worse. However, it can improve thinking ability in some patients .

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescripti... continue

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Overall, 81% (447 Members) find Aricept helpful

Aricept Reviews

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Helped my mother-in-law so that it didn't at first advance as fast.
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It doesn't seem to work that well anymore for her
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Well, she seemed more confident and able to converse like she used to. Her interest in life seems to have come back a little more. She hasn't really had any side-effects except for a little nausea at first.
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didnt work right on her
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5mg Daily.

Works well
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It seemed to help some but this last week has been difficult
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Seems to help - taking since 2/06.
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Seemed to have stopped working after a while and then switched to Reminly
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Helpful but he seems to be getting worse.
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  1. Discussion: Mom's new RX Donepezil
    Mom's PCP gave us a diagnosis of moderate Alzheimer's today. She has been prescribed the generic for Aricept called Donepezil. She will take the dos... [More]
  2. Discussion: ARICEPT
    Never heard of it, but looked it up and found this: "Aricept (also known as Donepezil) Donepezil is used to treat the symptoms of mild to mode... [More]
  3. Discussion: ARICEPT
    OMG, been on Aricept for 5 days the first two days I dealt with an uneasy stomach . I thought no big deal I can handle it, but then came the 5th night... [More]
  4. Discussion: Aricept
    My mother is in a nursing home and suffers from dementia. She takes it and it has really made a big difference in her. She can now be a pleasure to ta... [More]
  5. Discussion: Aricept
    I started taking Aricept today after suffering a stroke back in 2010, at the age of 31. Since the stroke I have had diminished cognitive abilities.... [More]