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;
Loss of appetite,
A decrease in weight,
Discolored or bruised skin