Donepezil
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Donepezil?

(doh NEP e zil)

• This medicine is used to treat Alzheimer's disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a slow heartbeat, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have urinary tract blockage, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful...

 
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