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Aricept - Aricept Dosage
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Aricept is often prescribed for the treatment of symptoms caused by Alzheimer's disease. This eMedTV segment further discusses Aricept and its effects, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
- Aricept and Breastfeeding
As this eMedTV article explains, no studies have been done to see if Aricept passes through breast milk. This article takes a closer look at Aricept and breastfeeding, including information on whether it is safe to take the drug while nursing.
- Aricept and Pregnancy
This eMedTV segment explains that Aricept is not recommended during pregnancy, as it could potentially harm the unborn child. This article covers Aricept and pregnancy, and discusses why Aricept is classified as a pregnancy Category C drug.
- Aricept Dosage
The suggested Aricept dosage for those who are starting treatment is 5 mg once daily, taken at bedtime. This eMedTV Web page offers other dosing guidelines and provides a list of tips and precautions for taking the medicine.