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donepezil (Aricept) Summary

Description: FDA approved for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer type; structure given in first source; RN given refers to HCl; RN for parent cpd not avail 10/92

Also Known As: Aricept; 1-benzyl-4-((5,6-dimethoxy-1-indanon)-2-yl)methylpiperidine hydrochloride; E 2020; E-2020; E2020 Show All >>

Networked: 1382 relevant articles (224 outcomes, 404 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which donepezil is Relevant

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 122 outcomes 223 studies in 826 results
  2. Dementia (Dementias) : 41 outcomes 77 studies in 282 results
  3. Vascular Dementia (Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 45 results
  4. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox) : 7 outcomes 27 studies in 44 results
  5. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease) : 7 outcomes 14 studies in 39 results
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Drugs Related to donepezil

  1. rivastigmine (Exelon)
  2. Galantamine (Galanthamine)
  3. Acetylcholinesterase
  4. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)
  5. Memantine (Namenda)
  6. Cholinesterases (Cholinesterase)
  7. Tacrine (Cognex)
  8. Ginkgo biloba extract 761 (Rokan)
  9. donepezil (Aricept)
  10. Vitamin E
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Therapies Related to donepezil

  1. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  3. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home)
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