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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Aricept oral.

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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/28/2014 6:55:05 AM

Reviewer: author, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Began with 5 mg, experienced mild unsteadiness after 2nd day that lasted 2-3 days then subsided. After 30 days, increased to 10 mg. Again experienced unsteadiness, but not major. Immediately noticed improved brain functioning; felt more alert, felt brain was "sharper" and thoughts more positive. Have been more creative since using this drug.

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
7/3/2014 12:16:49 AM

Reviewer: pu34ua, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
3/31/2014 6:18:27 AM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No change at all

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
3/5/2014 4:12:28 PM

Reviewer: Robert, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug wasd givin to my 95 Yr. old father it didn't work and they just kept increasing the dosage until they turned him into a zombie. Couldn't walk, couldn't talk, couldn't function, and the just kept giving it to him even after he started having seizures. Did not recover from the third seizure and died 12 days later. Problem was, he didn't have alzheimer's or Dementia. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Type Dementia
2/17/2014 5:40:25 PM

Reviewer: bblek, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 88 yr old mother took this with Namenda and she was more confused on it and seemed to fall more.

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