Aricep M, Donepezil/ Memantine

Aricep M is used for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Aricep M work as a cholinesterase inhibitor and an NMDA inhibitor together balancing out the levels of chemical messengers in the brain

Aricep M

Donepezil/ Memantine

Aricep M

10

Eisai Pharma

Tablets

Donepezil 5 mg / Memantine 5 mg, Donepezil 5 mg / Memantine 10 mg

Donepezil

Uses
Donepezil is used in the treatment of dementia in patients affected by Alzheimer`s and parkinson's disease
How it Works
Donepezil works by increasing the level of a natural chemical called acetylcholine in the body. Acetylcholine is a chemical which allows nerve cells in the brain to communicate with each other, it is known that people with dementia have low levels of acetylcholine. The symptoms of dementia can be improved by increasing the levels of acetylcholine by using the treatment of Donepezil.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Donepezil may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Muscle cramp, Insomnia, Scaly skin, A decrease in weight, Discolored or bruised skin

Memantine

Uses
Memantine is used in the treatment of dementia which is caused by people who are diagnosed with alzheimer's disease.
How it Works
Memantine is not known as a cure, however Memantine can slow down the progression of the symptoms of alzheimer's disease. Memantine works by reducing the amount of a brain chemical called glutamate. This then helps to slow down the damage to brain cells affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Memantine can include the symptoms below; Dizziness, Headache, Confusion, Constipation.

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