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Were you looking for information about Aricept? Arricept is a common misspelling of Aricept.
Healthcare providers often prescribe Aricept® (donepezil hydrochloride) to people with Alzheimer's disease to help improve their memory, learning, and ability to perform simple tasks. The medication works by preventing the breakdown of a certain brain chemical (acetylcholine) that aids in multiple brain functions. You should talk to your healthcare provider before using Aricept if you have liver disease, difficulty passing urine, or heart disease. Potential side effects of the drug include fatigue, vomiting, and muscle cramps.
(Click Aricept to learn more about the effects, potential side effects, and various forms and strengths of this medication. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Aricept.)
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