Skip to main content

Table 3 Adverse Events Associated With Donepezil*

From: Current pharmacologic options for patients with Alzheimer's disease

Adverse Event† Placebo (n = 355) (%) Donepezil (n = 747) (%)
Nausea 6 11
Diarrhea 5 10
Insomnia 6 9
Vomiting 3 5
Muscle cramp 2 6
Fatigue 3 5
  1. * Eisai Inc.: Aricept® (donepezil hydrochloride tablets) [package insert]. Teaneck, NJ 1998 Occurring in at least 5% of patients and more often than in patients receiving placebo.