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Donepezil and Autism

Donepezil is a drug usually used to treat Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. It is sold under various brand names including Aricept.

It is in a class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors which work by increasing the amount of acetylcholine (a neurotransmitter ) in the brain.

This helps to improve mental function (such as memory, attention, social interaction, reasoning and language abilities, and ability to perform activities of daily living).


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Updated
16 Jun 2018