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Cognex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Cognex is used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Degenerative disorder causes physical changes in the brain that disrupt the flow of information and it also affect memory, thinking, and behavior.

Cognex Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 10 milligrams 4 times a day, for at least 4 weeks.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Cognex have not been established in children.

Uses of Cognex

  • Cognex is used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Cognex

Before taken Cognex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Cognex. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Inflamed nasal passages
  • Liver function disorders
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Sleepiness
  • Upper respiratory infection

Warnings and precautions before taking Cognex:

  • You should be used Cognex with caution if the person you are caring for has a history of liver disease, certain heart disorders, stomach ulcers, or asthma.
  • Before having any surgery such as dental surgery, you should tell the doctor that the person is being treated with Cognex.
  • If you are taking this drug, then it may cause seizures, and may also cause difficulty urinating.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Cognex with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Cognex with the following:

  • Antispasmodic drugs such as Bentyl and Levsin
  • Bethanechol chloride
  • Cimetidine
  • Fluvoxamine
  • Muscle stimulants such as Mestinon, Mytelase, and Prostigmin
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Aleve and Naprosyn
  • The Parkinson's medications Artane and Cogentin
  • Theophylline

After taken Cognex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Cognex overdose include

  • Collapse
  • Extreme muscle weakness
  • Possibly ending in death
  • Low blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Salivation
  • Vomiting

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