Donaxia 5 MG Tablet

Manufactured byGalcare Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsDonepezil
Description

Donaxia 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. It is not recommended in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding and lung diseases.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Donaxia 5 MG Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Muscle cramps
  • Dizziness
  • Frequent urination
  • Headache
  • Weight loss
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Join pain

Uses of Donaxia 5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Alzheimer's disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The time taken to reach peak concentration is 3 to 4 hours.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 7 to 8 days.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    It is not known whether this medicine is excreted in breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Donaxia 5 MG Tablet.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

It is not known whether this medicine is excreted in breast milk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Gastrointestinal bleeding

This medicine is known to increase the gastric acid secretion and may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you have any symptoms of blood in stools and burning stomach. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Seizures

This medicine is known to cause generalized convulsions. Any symptoms of seizures should be informed to the doctor.

Pediatric use

The safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carvedilol

Oxcarbazepine

Tramadol

Disease interactions

Bradycardia

This medicine is not recommended in patients with existing heart disease. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Lung disease

This medicine is not recommended in patients with lung disorders like asthma or COPD. Inform the doctor if you have any symptoms of breathing difficulty. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Donaxia 5 MG Tablet at the same time every day. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not take this medicine if you have any gastrointestinal disease and lung diseases.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by increasing the level of acetylcholine and helps in controlling the symptoms of the disease.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Cholinesterase inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database#searchname
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