Donepezil Oral Disintegrating Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Donepezil: Oral disintegrating tablet (10mg)

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Donepezil 10mg ODT
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZF 15 
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Donepezil 10mg ODT

What is this Medicine?

DONEPEZIL (doe NEP e zil) is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Donepezil: Oral disintegrating tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Donepezil Hydrochloride 10mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

NDC: 683820347
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alzheimer's Disease

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vascular Dementia, Ischemic Stroke, Dementia With Lewy Bodies

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Donepezil Hydrochloride 10mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_14451.JPG
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZF 15 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Donepezil Hydrochloride 10mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

Heart Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Prostate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blistery Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Platelet Count Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Striae Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pus In Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Paranoia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Secretion Of Tears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoxia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Overbreathing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkeratosis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hostility Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Deafness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysphoria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hirsutism Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Failure Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Gout Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
0.1-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Night Sweats Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diabetes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Osteoporosis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Psoriasis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Megaloblastic Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Addison'S Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Distressed Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Unable To Speak Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Broken Bones Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Irritation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Glycosuria Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fecal Incontinence Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cataracts Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
2.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
2.5-8.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
3.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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