Aricept is taken for: Alzheimer

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Taken for: Alzheimer
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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Does Aricept cause Insomnia ?

Insomnia is a known side effect of Aricept
#11 in Aricept discussions - 219 posts discuss Insomnia with Aricept. Insomnia is #11 concern in Aricept discussions.
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became much worse. After speaking with her Dr. the Aricept...
" ...with Aricept. After speaking to her Dr. we discontinued the medication. We ...were increased agression, insomnia and her confussion became much worse. After speaking with her Dr. the Aricept wa... "

10mg. dosage I have experienced sleeplessness and nightmares...
" ...was recently diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers. I was started on 5mg. of Aricept for a month and then 10mg. On the 10mg. dosage I have experienced sleeplessness and nightmares. My doctor... "

is concern for her. Sorry you have problems sleeping...
" ...the fact she is taking Aricept shows there is concern for her. Sorry you have problems sleeping. There are many others ...the same trouble. It doesn`t help to be deprived of sleep when you ar... "

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is olmifon. taking more than one per does cause insomnia...
" ...Aricept. I noticed a difference right away at a dosage of 50 mg. It did cause a headache so I probably will not continue. The only one I seem to tolerate well is olmifon. taking more than one pe... "

with Aricept/Donezepil? Mum has been taking Donezepil...
" ...with Aricept/Donezepil? Mum has been taking Donezepil at 5mg dosage for a week. Today she was very agitated and said she ...adjust medication to stop sleeplessness? And now mum doesn't... "

days have been either hypomanic or just plain irritable...
" ...over the week I have taken it. I'm down to four hours a night. I'm getting that spaced out feeling you get when you just haven't slept in a while. The last three days have been either... "

mum has been on aricept for 2yrs now the sleepless nights...
" pauline mum has been on aricept for 2yrs now the sleepless nights have just started over the last few weeks it does make the days harder but shes... "

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the known possible side effects of Aricept so maybe he/she...
" ...aricept at nite? does it matter? it seems to be causing insomnia? Patjoy, I don't know that it matters when you take Aricept, BUT if it's ...one of the known possible side effects of Aricept so... "

husband was taking aricept in the evening and having lots...
" my husband was taking aricept in the evening and having lots of trouble sleeping. his dr told me to start giving it to ...tremors? my husband is having tremors really bad and they... "

member experienced problems with moving from Aricept to the...
" From Aricept to Exelon Patch any problems ...Has any member experienced problems with moving from Aricept to the exelon patch. ...to exelon, he now has problems sleeping, his walking is very... "

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