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donepezil 5mg & 10mg orodispersible tablets (Aricept Evess)


Following an abbreviated submission

donepezil orodispersible tablet (Aricept Evess®) is accepted for use within NHS Scotland for the symptomatic treatment of mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s dementia in patients for whom donepezil is appropriate and who have difficulty in swallowing solid oral dose formulations. It costs the same as standard formulations of donepezil.

Drug Details

Drug Name: donepezil 5mg & 10mg orodispersible tablets (Aricept Evess)
SMC Drug ID: 307/06
Manufacturer: Eisai Ltd
Indication: Mild to moderately severe Alzheimer's dementia
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.11 Drugs for dementia
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Superseded
Date Advice Published: 26 February 2007