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Donepezil साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Donecept के सारे विकल्प देखें

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Donecept Information

Donecept Benefits & Uses

Donecept is used to treat the following -

Donecept Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Donecept


Donecept Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Donecept is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Fatigue Mild
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  6. Infection
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Weight Loss
  9. Back Pain Mild
  10. Fever Mild
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild
  12. Depression Moderate
  13. Pancreatic inflammation
  14. Dehydration Moderate
  15. Urine leaking (incontinence)

Donecept Related Warnings

Is the use of Donecept safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Donecept. It is best to stop taking Donecept immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.


Is the use of Donecept safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Donecept may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Donecept should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.


What is the effect of Donecept on the Kidneys?

Donecept does not damage the kidneys.


What is the effect of Donecept on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Donecept on the liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Donecept on the Heart?

Donecept may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Donecept with Other Drugs

Donecept should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Donecept Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Donecept unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  6. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  7. Gastritis

Frequently asked Questions about Donecept

Is this Donecept habit forming or addictive?

Donecept is not addictive in nature.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Donecept, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Donecept can make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Donecept is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Donecept works for mental disorders.


Donecept Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Donecept

It is safe to take Donecept with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Donecept

Consuming Donecept with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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