Aricep 5 Tablet


Manufacturer: Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd Salt Compositions: Donepezil (5mg)
Quantity: 10 tablets in 1 strip
Storage: Store below 30°C


Information About Aricep 5 Tablet

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative condition that gradually impairs memory and thought. Aricep 5 Tablet is used to treat mild to moderate dementia in this condition. Although it doesn’t treat the condition, it might aid with symptoms like better memory and awareness.

How to take Aricep 5 Tablet will be described by your doctor. You can take it along with food, ideally right before bed. To maximize your benefits, please follow the directions. Occasionally, the dose may alter to better suit your particular requirements. Keep taking your medication as prescribed because it may take many weeks for your symptoms to subside. Without first seeing your doctor, you shouldn’t stop using this medication.

Nausea, diarrhea, sleeplessness, vomiting, muscle cramps, exhaustion, weight loss (anorexia), headache, lack of appetite, common cold, urine incontinence, and rash are a few of this medication’s frequent side effects. Make sure you’re getting enough liquids to stay hydrated. When you first start your therapy or when your dose is increased, you can experience adverse effects more frequently. The negative effects often subside gradually as your body adjusts to the Aricep 5 Tablet. You should see your doctor if they are severe or persistent.

You should let your doctor know if you have ever experienced heart issues, stomach ulcers, epilepsy, or asthma before taking Aricep 5 Tablet. To be cautious, let your doctor know about any additional medications you are taking since they may also have an impact on it or be affected by it. This medication should only be used during pregnancy if necessary.

Aricep 5 Tablet Uses

  • Alzheimer’s disease

Aricep 5 Tablet Benefits

The symptoms of Alzheimer’s
Some brain nerve cells in persons with Alzheimer’s disease perish. As a result, the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which facilitates communication between nerve cells, is present at lower amounts. This causes dementia symptoms such personality changes, speech and language issues, confusion, and disorientation. Acetylcholine production is increased by Aricep 5 Tablet, which facilitates communication between brain cells. Therefore, it may temporarily alleviate some symptoms like memory, consciousness, and the ability to do daily tasks. It is not a cure, though. The medication must be taken exactly as directed.

Aricep 5 Tablet Side Effects

  • Common cold
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Weight loss
  • Accidental injury

How to use Aricep 5 Tablet

Take this medication at the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Take it all at once. It should not be chewed, crushed, or broken. Aricep 5 Tablet can be taken with or without food, although it is best to take it at the same time every day.


Q1. Why should I take Aricep 5 Tablet at night?
It is advised to take one Aricep 5 Tablet before bed to lessen nausea or other gastrointestinal side effects, which are frequently experienced by certain patients during the first few weeks of treatment.

Q2. How long do the gastrointestinal side effects of Aricep 5 Tablet last?
During the initial weeks of Aricep 5 Tablet therapy, gastrointestinal side effects may manifest. By taking Aricep 5 Tablet with food and at bedtime, this can be reduced. Most of the time, these side effects are minor and go away within a few weeks of medication.

Q3. How quickly does the Aricep 5 Tablet begin to work?
You might notice an increase in thinking and memory during the first month of using Aricep 5 Tablet (cognitive effect). To observe the full effects, though, it can take around 12 weeks.

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