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

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Donepezil 10mg Tab
MacLeods Pharma
Pill Identification: ML 88 
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Donepezil 10mg Tablet
Solco Healthcare US LLC
Pill Identification: HH210 
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Donepezil 10mg Tablet
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Donepezil 10mg Tablet
Vensun Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: SG  |  140
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Donepezil 10mg Tablet
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 10 

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 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 Tablet

NDC: 333420028
  • 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 room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Donepezil Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet
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MacLeods Pharma
Pill Identification: ML 88 
Shape: round
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Donepezil Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Dreams Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Scaly And Itchy Rashes Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0-12.0%*
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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