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DONEPEZIL HYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG- donepezil hydrochloride tablet, film coatedDONEPEZIL HYDROCHLORIDE 10 MG- donepezil hydrochloride tablet, film coated


  1. Patient Information
  2. Distributed By:
  3. What Is Donepezil Hydrochloride?
  4. How Should The Patient Take Donepezil Hydrochloride?
  5. Donepezil Hydrochloride May Cause The Following Serious Side Effects:
  6. The Most Common Side Effects Of Donepezil Hydrochloride Are:
  7. Store Donepezil Hydrochloride At 20 To 25 C (68 To 77 F) [active Ingredient:
  8. Donepezil Hydrochloride Film-coated Tablets, Usp 5 Mg And 10 Mg:
  9. Distributed By:

Patient Information 

Advise the patient to read the FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information).

Instruct patients and caregivers to take donepezil hydrochloride tablet only once per day, as prescribed.

Instruct patients and caregivers that donepezil hydrochloride tablets can be taken with or without food.

Advise patients and caregivers that donepezil hydrochloride tablets may cause nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, vomiting, muscle cramps, fatigue, and decreased appetite.

Manufactured by:
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited
(Formulation Division),
Panelav 389350, Gujarat, India

Manufactured for:
Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
750 Route 202, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
USA

Distributed By: 

Cardinal Health

Dublin, OH 43017

L51708400119

Revised : 01/2017

Patient Package Insert

Donepezil Hydrochloride (doe-NEP-e-zil HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)
Tablets, USP

Tablets: 5 mg and 10 mg

Read the Patient Information that comes with donepezil hydrochloride before the patient starts taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This leaflet does not take the place of talking with the doctor about Alzheimer s disease or treatment for it. If you have questions, ask the doctor or pharmacist.

What Is Donepezil Hydrochloride? 


Donepezil hydrochloride comes as donepezil hydrochloride film-coated tablets in dosage strengths of 5 mg and 10 mg.
Donepezil hydrochloride is a prescription medicine to treat mild, moderate, and severe Alzheimer s disease. Donepezil hydrochloride can help with mental function and with doing daily tasks. Donepezil hydrochloride does not work the same in all people. Some people may:

The patient should not take donepezil hydrochloride if allergic to any of the ingredients in donepezil hydrochloride or to medicines that contain piperidines. Ask the patient s doctor if you are not sure.
Tell the doctor about all the patient s present or past health problems.Include:
Any heart problems including problems with irregular, slow, or fast heartbeats
Asthma or lung problems
A seizure
Stomach ulcers
Difficulty passing urine
Liver or kidney problems
Trouble swallowing tablets
Present pregnancy or plans to become pregnant. It is not known if donepezil hydrochloride can harm an unborn baby.
Present breast-feeding. It is not known if donepezil hydrochloride passes into breast milk. Donepezil hydrochloride is not for women who are breast-feeding.

Tell the doctor about all the medicines the patient takes,including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Donepezil hydrochloride and other medicines may affect each other.

Be particularly sure to tell the doctor if the patient takes aspirin or medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). There are many NSAID medicines, both prescription and non-prescription. Ask the doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure if any of the patient s medicines are NSAIDs. Taking NSAIDs and donepezil hydrochloride together may make the patient more likely to get stomach ulcers.

Donepezil hydrochloride taken with certain medicines used for anesthesia may cause side effects. Tell the responsible doctor or dentist that the patient takes donepezil hydrochloride before the patient has:
surgery
medical procedures
dental surgery or procedures.

Know the medicines that the patient takes. Keep a list of all the patient s medicines. Show it to the doctor or pharmacist before the patient starts a new medicine.

How Should The Patient Take Donepezil Hydrochloride? 

Give donepezil hydrochloride exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop donepezil hydrochloride or change the dose yourself. Talk with the doctor first.
Give donepezil hydrochloride one time each day. Donepezil hydrochloride can be taken with or without food.
If you miss giving the patient a dose of donepezil hydrochloride, just wait. Give only the next dose at the usual time. Do not give 2 doses at the same time.
If donepezil hydrochloride is missed for 7 days or more, talk with the doctor before starting again.
If the patient takes too much donepezil hydrochloride at one time, call the doctor or poison control center, or go to the emergency room right away.

Donepezil Hydrochloride May Cause The Following Serious Side Effects: 

slow heartbeat and fainting.This happens more often in people with heart problems. Call the doctor right away if the patient faints while taking donepezil hydrochloride.
more stomach acid.This raises the chance of ulcers and bleeding. The risk is higher for patients who had ulcers, or take aspirin or other NSAIDs.
worsening of lung problems in people with asthma or other lung disease.
seizures.
difficulty passing urine.

Call the doctorright awayif the patient has:

fainting.
heartburn or stomach pain that is new or won t go away.
nausea or vomiting, blood in the vomit, dark vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
bowel movements or stools that look like black tar.
new or worse asthma or breathing problems.
seizures.
difficulty passing urine.

The Most Common Side Effects Of Donepezil Hydrochloride Are: 

nausea
diarrhea
not sleeping well
vomiting
muscle cramps
feeling tired
not wanting to eat

These side effects may get better after the patient takes donepezil hydrochloride for a while. This is not a complete list of side effects with donepezil hydrochloride. For more information, ask the doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Store Donepezil Hydrochloride At 20 To 25 C (68 To 77 F) [active Ingredient: 

donepezil hydrochloride USP

Donepezil Hydrochloride Film-coated Tablets, Usp 5 Mg And 10 Mg: 

lactose monohydrate, corn starch, microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, and magnesium stearate. The film coating contains talc, polyethylene glycol, hypromellose and titanium dioxide. Additionally, the 10 mg tablet contains iron oxide yellow as a coloring agent.

Manufactured by:
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited
(Formulation Division),
Panelav 389350, Gujarat, India

Manufactured for:
Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
750 Route 202, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
USA

Distributed By: 

Cardinal Health

Dublin, OH 43017

L50532930318

L51708400119


Revised : 01/2017



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