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Is donepezil HCl 5 mg is addicting or has any side effects?

Is donepezil HCl 5 mg is addicting or has any side effects?

Donepezil: Donapezil is a medication used to help with cognition in alzheimer's disease. It is not addicting. The main side effects are GI ones: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, constipation, etc. Some can have dizziness, headache, and fatigue too. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Donepezil (Definition)

Donepezil is a medication indicated for the treatment of alzheimer's disease that increases acetyl choline (a chemical involved in memory). While it does not cure the disease, it has potential for preserving the quality of life of a sufferer when compared to not treating. For instance, it has been showed to delay the time ...Read more


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Aricept (donepezil hcl) useful for dementia Lewy body?

Aricept (donepezil hcl) useful for dementia Lewy body?

Seems to be: As it increases acetylcholine in the brain and that can improve attention deficits and cognitive fluctuations. ...Read more

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I've been taking about 500 to 1400mg of OTC diphenhydramine hcl daily for about the last 6-8 years and have stopped. How can I stop the ITCHING!!?

I've been taking about 500 to 1400mg of OTC diphenhydramine hcl daily for about the last 6-8 years and have stopped. How can I stop the ITCHING!!?

Find out the cause: Consider consulting a dermatologist if the itching has been going on for 6-8 years. A dermatologist can help you sort out the cause or devise a treatment program which can help control the itching. On the other hand, if high doses of antihistamine controls the itching without side effects for several years, you may continue taking it. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine HCl convert to a base?

Could lidocaine HCl convert to a base?

Yes, if you....: Local infiltration: buffered Lidocaine for injectable local anesthetic may be prepared: add 2 ml of sodium bicarbonate 8.4% to 18 ml of Lidocaine 1% (christoph, 1988). (direct quote from lexi drugs, the textbook pharmacist use). However, this needs to be done by somebody who can deal with potential complications from inadvertent intravenous administration. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: aricept (donepezil)?

Please describe the medication: aricept (donepezil)?

For dementia: Aricept or donepezil is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It increases the amount of acetylcholine that your brains sees. This can improve concentration in those who do not have enough. It can help slow functional decline in those wih early alzheimer's, lewy body and vascular dementias. Later in the illness, this medicine can decrease anxiety, agitation and aggression. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took 750 MG of hydroxyzine hcl?

What would happen if I took 750 MG of hydroxyzine hcl?

You would be sleepy: Hydroxyzine HCl when marketed as Atarax was studied in patients with chronic urticaria at gradually increasing doses up to 100 mg every 6 hours. I've used it at single night doses of 400 mg in severe urticaria. Hydroxyzine Pamoate (Vistaril) was used as a mild antidepressant at higher doses. I would not recommend that you use 750 mg intentionally since there are better less sedating antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is Duloxetine HCL 30mg?

What is Duloxetine HCL 30mg?

A medication: For physical pain and depression. 30 mg is the lower dose! ...Read more

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What is the drug terazosin hcl?

What is the drug terazosin hcl?

Alpha antagonist: This is a medication that is used for high blood pressure or some urinary problems. It works by relaxing muscles. It can relax the muscles in the blood vessels thus keeping the vessels open and lowering the pressure of those vessels and lowering blood pressure. It can also be used to relax the urethra and can help in cases of urinary retention, frequency, prostate disease, urethral spasms. ...Read more

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Any info about ondansetron HCl 4 mg?

Any info about ondansetron HCl 4 mg?

Rx. Nausea/vomiting.: This is used to treat and prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (cinv). It is also used for post-operative nausea and vomiting (ponv), post-radiation nausea and vomiting, and is a possible therapy for nausea and vomiting from acute or chronic medical illness or acute gastroenteritis. It is given 1–3 times daily, normally 8mg first, then 8mg 12 hrs later every 12 hours for 2-3days. ...Read more

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Can metformin HCl 500 cause coughing?

Can metformin HCl 500 cause coughing?

Unusual: Most of the side effects of metformin are stomach, gastrointestinal related, not cough. ...Read more

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Generic form of actos (pioglitazone hcl)?

Generic form of actos (pioglitazone hcl)?

Diabetes medication: Actos (pioglitazone) are used in diabetes as an insuin sensitizer.

I'm not sure what your question is?

If it's generically available, I would be comfortable using it. ...Read more

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Can I use hydroxizine HCl 10 mg for anxiety?

Yes: But there might be better alternative medications or even counseling. And it might be something more than just anxiety. I would really recommend seeing your mental health adviser for better information on whatever is causing your anxiety-like symptoms. ...Read more

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Phenylephrine and ceterizine HCl together okay?

Phenylephrine and ceterizine HCl together okay?

Yes, Phenylephrine: In a nasal decongestant spray can be used for a limited time (see insert) to open nasal passages. Ceterizine is an antihistamine for treating alleric symptoms. ...Read more

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Is paroxetine HCl 10mg good for anexity symptoms.

Is paroxetine HCl 10mg good for anexity symptoms.

Yes!: Yes! paroxetine is one of the best ssris for anxiety. Keep in mind, you cannot stop it suddenly. U. ...Read more

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Will ondansetron HCl 4mg make u lose your memory?

Will ondansetron HCl 4mg make u lose your memory?

Side effecte: There are often side effects to any medication. Zofran (ondansetron) is often used in conjunction with chemotherapy or radiation, and all these treatments can have some impact on memory function. ...Read more

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How long will clindamycin HCl stay in your system?

How long will clindamycin HCl stay in your system?

Clindamycin: If the kidney function is normal, Clindamycin can be expected to be totally out of the body after about 30 hours following the last dose. ...Read more

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What is the maximum daily dose of tramadol 50 hcl?

What is the maximum daily dose of tramadol 50 hcl?

Tramadol: The maximum dose of tramadol is 400mg total in a day. Tramadol should be increased slowly over time only if needed - make sure you do not increase your dose without consulting with your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the elements that make up pyridoxine hcl?

What are the elements that make up pyridoxine hcl?

Ask pharmacist: When you buy any drug at a pharmacy you should get a print out related to the drug. ...Read more

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What foods/to avoid while taking ciprofloxacin hcl?

What foods/to avoid while taking ciprofloxacin hcl?

See below: Most foods are ok. Nutritiional supplements, any aluminum, magnesium or calcium containing antacids, sucralfate, iron and zinc containing vitamins will significantly decrease the absorption of quinolones like cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

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What do you use clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule for?

What do you use clindamycin HCl 300 mg capsule for?

Clindamycin: Usually for resistant staph infections of the skin. Also for dental infections, respiratory infections, bone & joint infections, especially for ones who are allergic to penicillin. ...Read more

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What is the generic name for the drug moexipril hcl?

What is the generic name for the drug moexipril hcl?

Moexipril: Moexipril is the generic name for the trade drug Univasc (moexipril). ...Read more

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Can you take dayquil and hydroxyzine HCl 10mg together?

Can you take dayquil and hydroxyzine HCl 10mg together?

Yes, but: Be cautious with dayquil severe cold & flu, as it contains an antihistaminic too ...Read more

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Long term side effects on metmorfin HCl and glipizide mg?

Low thyroid, sugar.: Metformin has side effects, like gastrointestinal issues-diarrhea, and cramps. Lactic acidosis is the most serious, likely from liver and/or kidney problems. Low thyroid from lowered TSH in blood and low testosterone are likely long term side effects. The most important side effect of glipiizide is hypoglycemia, which can cause dizziness, and confusion. Do not take if easy bruising/ bleeding. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Aricept (donepezil)?

Various dep on dose: Common reactions include: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, dizziness, muscle cramps, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, and weight loss.

Less common but serious reactions can occur in some individuals, including: AV block, slowed heart rate, fainting, seizures, and GI bleeding.

If you are taking or considering taking this medication, consult with your doctor and discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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She is not fat at all. What other side effect of donepezil?

Donepezil side effec: Nausea vomiting&diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, trouble sleeping, shakiness or trmors, muscle cramps. These effects usuaaly last 1to3 weeks and then lessen. Sometimes these can persist
others are rashes&itching, trouble breathing and swelling of throat, that's an emergecy as it is a serious effect but very rare. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the tramadol and tramadol hcl?

What is the difference between the tramadol and tramadol hcl?

Tramadol: Both same medication, also called ultram, which is used for moderate pain, such as rheumatic pain. ...Read more

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Is Aricept (donepezil) as affective in advanced stages alzhimers?

Possibly less: I would first ask if Alzheimer's (DAT) is the correct diagnosis. DAT is not always the correct diagnosis in cases of neurocognitive disorders (dementia). Other conditions also cause trouble with memory and thinking in advanced age and are often missed. If DAT is the correct diagnosis, Aricept (donepezil) helps slow the functional decline but not the actual disease process. New medicines are in development. ...Read more

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What Is The General Dosage For Hydroxyzine HCL 50 MG For Anxiety.

What Is The General Dosage For Hydroxyzine HCL 50 MG For Anxiety.

Personal: This drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more

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What is the difference between using metformin and metformin hcl?

What is the difference between using metformin and metformin hcl?

Metformin: Same medication, the hydrochloride section describes the chemical structure. ...Read more

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I just started taking the venlafaxine hcl. How will this affect me?

I just started taking the venlafaxine hcl. How will this affect me?

Maybe: Best to take it with food at about the same time every day. Keep track of your mood changes so you can report to your doctor whether or not it is changing. Watch also for any side effects. ...Read more

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How manny days we can take montelukast and levocertirizine Hcl tablets?

How manny days we can take montelukast and levocertirizine Hcl tablets?

Explanation: Montelucast can be taking for months without any side effects, levocertrizine - for weeks if necessary. Both are good and effective medications. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Aricept (Definition)

Aricept is an anti-Alzheimer's agent which is a kind of reversible ...Read more