Aricept

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Taken for: Alzheimer, Shaking*
Other names: Donepezil
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Donepezil, marketed under the trade name Aricept by its developer Eisai Co. and partner Pfizer, is a centrally acting reversible...
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Is it safe to take together donepeizel, (aricept) once a day with my twice a day 500 mg. of keppra?

My 80 y old Dad
Colitis?
After my 80 year old Dad was prescribed Aricept, he started to experience GI symptoms, mainly diarrhea. After every meal... Due to his vagueness and the sensitive nature of his private bowel habits- the extent of the nature was not clear at first. Weight loss and constant bowel irritation and action!
Over 4 months later, many stool samples (negative) and lab tests, his GI Dr. ordered a colonoscopy. Diagnosis: a Colitis, that the Dr. wants to order Uceris, a very very expensive corticosteroid for! Another medication, on top of my Dad's huge list. Not sure where we are heading with this...

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re causing terrible paranoia. I believe Aricept helps...
" ...Does Aricept treat paranoia because I just started ...5mg once a day. Her biggest issue is the auditory hallucinations are causing... "

and wasn't given any drug like Aricept as we were told...
" My husband was on Aricept but he has Alzheimer's. ...vascular dementia and wasn't given any drug like Aricept as... "

www.lowcarbfriends.com
meds they have put her on Aricept telling her she has...
" ...with Hashi's and instead of the proper meds they have put her on Aricept telling her she has dementia... "

www.msworld.org
Both the doctor and I think that it has helped. I h...
" My husband has moderate Alzheimers and one of his medications is Aricept. Both the doctor and I think that it has... "

www.healingwell.com
Alzheimer's 6 yrs.ago.I was on Aricept the first 4 years.I...
" ...is normal for him. I was dx with Alzheimer's 6 yrs.ago.I was on Aricept the first 4 years.I... "

forum.alzheimers.org.uk
Aricept and Cramp?Just recently my husband who has been on A...
" Aricept and Cramp? ...my husband who has been on Aricept for a couple of ...cramp in his leg. Has anyone else noticed this as a side... "

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and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now...
" My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now ...goes on, was wondering if... "

alzheimers and vascular dementia and has started aricept to...
" ...had alzheimers it's still a shock to me she has a mix of alzheimers and vascular dementia and has started aricept... "

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bobmaxson
Is it safe to take together donepeizel, (aricept) once a day with my twice a day 500 mg. of keppra?

My 80 y old Dad
Colitis?
After my 80 year old Dad was prescribed Aricept, he started to experience GI symptoms, mainly diarrhea. After every meal... Due to his vagueness and the sensitive nature of his private bowel habits- the extent of the nature was not clear at first. Weight loss and constant bowel irritation and action!
Over 4 months later, many stool samples (negative) and lab tests, his GI Dr. ordered a colonoscopy. Diagnosis: a Colitis, that the Dr. wants to order Uceris, a very very expensive corticosteroid for! Another medication, on top of my Dad's huge list. Not sure where we are heading with this...

ehealthforum.com
re causing terrible paranoia. I believe Aricept helps...
" ...Does Aricept treat paranoia because I just started ...5mg once a day. Her biggest issue is the auditory hallucinations are causing... "

and wasn't given any drug like Aricept as we were told...
" My husband was on Aricept but he has Alzheimer's. ...vascular dementia and wasn't given any drug like Aricept as... "

www.lowcarbfriends.com
meds they have put her on Aricept telling her she has...
" ...with Hashi's and instead of the proper meds they have put her on Aricept telling her she has dementia... "

www.msworld.org
Both the doctor and I think that it has helped. I h...
" My husband has moderate Alzheimers and one of his medications is Aricept. Both the doctor and I think that it has... "

www.healingwell.com
Alzheimer's 6 yrs.ago.I was on Aricept the first 4 years.I...
" ...is normal for him. I was dx with Alzheimer's 6 yrs.ago.I was on Aricept the first 4 years.I... "

forum.alzheimers.org.uk
Aricept and Cramp?Just recently my husband who has been on A...
" Aricept and Cramp? ...my husband who has been on Aricept for a couple of ...cramp in his leg. Has anyone else noticed this as a side... "

www.drugs.com
and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now...
" My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago and has been taking Aricept regularly for quite awhile now ...goes on, was wondering if... "

alzheimers and vascular dementia and has started aricept to...
" ...had alzheimers it's still a shock to me she has a mix of alzheimers and vascular dementia and has started aricept... "

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