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Were you looking for information about Aricept? Aracept is a common misspelling of Aricept.
Aricept® (donepezil hydrochloride) is a prescription drug approved to treat mild, moderate, or severe Alzheimer's disease. By stopping a specific enzyme from breaking down acetylcholine (a chemical that aids in many brain functions) in the brain, the medication can help slow the decline in memory and learning in people with Alzheimer's. Aricept is taken once a day at bedtime and comes in tablet, orally disintegrating tablet, and liquid form.
(Click Aricept to learn more about the effects of this drug, for dosing tips and precautions, and to find out what side effects may occur with treatment. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Aricept.)
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