Aricept brand and generic preparations and way of supply
Brand Aricept is manufactured in the form of film-coated tablets (Aricept) and orally disintegrating tablets (Aricept ODT) for oral administration. Film-coated tablets of Aricept are available in the dosages of 5, 10 and 23 mg, packed in the bottles of 30 or 90 tablets. Aricept ODT is available in the dosages of 5 and 10 mg tablets, packed in the bottles of 30 or 90 tablets. Generic versions of Aricept are available in the form of film-coated tablets and oral disintegrating tablets in the doses of 5 and 10 mg tablets. Generic Aricept tablets have undergone special clinical tests for safe use in patients for whom they are indicated. Generic Aricept is equivalent to the brand-name Aricept, but costs less. All generic Aricept medications are rated as “AB” by the FDA (the Food and Drug Administration of the U.S.) meaning that they are absolutely equivalent to the brand Aricept.