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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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Didn't work............caused low blood pressure.
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It is working
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somewhat. But mom is dizzy and sleeps a lot.
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still use
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Will start this week.
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can't tell. they say its not a cure but slows the progress. How would you know how much worse it would be if they weren't on it.?
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She wasnt able to take it, it made her sick.
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I notice he's more devious and evil.
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He's been taking it for about 4 years and until lately it has kept it pretty steady. It is progressing now as far as memories, No side effects to speak of.
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I don't see a change or imfrovment, she's been taking it for about 2 yrs.
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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]