Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride). Another anti-Alzheimer’s medication that is prescribed to counter the cognitive effects of other medications, although there have been anecdotal reports of Aricept having antidepressant properties. We don’t have the experience with Aricept, and the anecdotal evidence is sketchy, but we list it here as a potential option just in case it does work as an antidepressant for some people as well as dealing with the cognitive issues. Результат пошуку зображень за запитом "Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride)"It has all the usual common side effects of nausea, headache, dizziness and diarrhea. Freakiest rare side effects: “bad taste” (What, the old guys wore their golf pants to a funeral?) and hemorrhoids. The initial dose of Aricept is 5 mg taken at bedtime. If that goes well after a couple weeks you can try 10 mg at bedtime, but only some people get a benefit from the higher dose. That’s it, 5 or 10 mg. No half-life data are provided. Eisai / Pfizer

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