Description

Donepezil hydrochloride is a specific and reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase, the predominant cholinesterase in the brain. Donepezil hydrochloride is in vitro over 1000 times more potent an inhibitor of this enzyme than of butyrylcholinesterase, an enzyme that is present mainly outside the central nervous system.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Donepezil
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06D Anti-dementia drugs → N06DA Anticholinesterases

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