Treating dementia (eg, impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking; changes in personality) in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer disease. Aricept is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of a certain substance (acetylcholine) in the brain, which may help reduce the symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer disease.
Aricept ODT (donepezil) is a cholinesterase tablet disintegrated orally. Aricept ODT works by increasing the levels of a certain substance known as acetylcholine in the brain. Aricept ODT also helps in reducing the symptoms of dementia especially in patients suffering from Alzheimer disease. This medication may also be used for other conditions as determined by the doctor.