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  1. Donepezil is used to treat dementia (a brain disorder that affects the ability to remember, think clearly, ... to think, learn, communicate and handle daily activities). Donepezil is in a class of medications called cholinesterase ...
  2. Treating Alzheimer's Disease: Does Medication Help? (Consumers Union of U.S.) - PDF  
    ... might help. In that case, we suggest generic donepezil or generic galantamine. Discuss the drugs with your ... and Strength Brand Name Average Cost per Month Donepezil tablet 5 mg Aricept $363 Donepezil tablet 5 ...
  3. ... AD. They are Razadyne (galantamine), Exelon (rivastigmine), Aricept (donepezil), and Cognex (tacrine). They are known as cholinesterase ... MCI) The NIA-funded Memory Impairment Study compared donepezil (Aricept), vitamin E, or a placebo in participants ...
  4. Medications for Memory Loss (Alzheimer's Association)  
    ... bowel movements. Three cholinesterase inhibitors are commonly prescribed: Donepezil (Aricept) is approved to treat all stages of ... cholinesterase inhibitor might benefit by also taking memantine. Donepezil (Aricept) is the only cholinesterase inhibitor approved to ...
  5. Alzheimer's Disease Medications From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... medications include: Razadyne® (galantamine), Exelon® (rivastigmine), and Aricept® (donepezil). Another drug, Cognex® (tacrine), was the first approved ... weight loss, loss of appetite, muscle weakness Aricept® (donepezil) Cholinesterase inhibitor prescribed to treat symptoms of mild ...
  6. ... For mild to moderate symptoms, rivastigmine, galantamine, and donepezil may help maintain mental abilities and control specific ... the symptoms of moderate and severe Alzheimer's dementia. Donepezil is also used for severe Alzheimer's dementia. Potential ...
  7. Alzheimer's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... only a few months to a few years. Donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine (Exelon), and galantamine (Razadyne) are prescribed to treat mild to moderate AD symptoms. Donepezil was recently approved to treat severe AD as ...
  8. Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat Alzheimer's. Donepezil (Aricept®), rivastigmine (Exelon®), and galantamine (Razadyne®) are used to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer's (donepezil has been approved to treat severe Alzheimer's as ...
  9. ... with Parkinson disease. These drugs are rivastigmine and donepezil. Rivastigmine may be considered for the treatment of ... with rivastigmine is small and tremor may worsen. Donepezil is possibly effective in improving thought processes in ...
  10. Alzheimer's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat Alzheimer’s. Donepezil (Aricept ® ), rivastigmine (Exelon ® ), and galantamine (Razadyne ® ) are used to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer’s (donepezil can be used for severe Alzheimer’s as well). ...
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