Can I take Generic Aricept (Donepezil) when pregnant or breastfeeding?
Generic Aricept (Donepezil) has been classed as Pregnancy Category C by the FDA, which means it can be potentially harmful to an unborn baby. It is not intended for use by women of childbearing age, but if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during treatment with this medication, you should contact your doctor immediately.
It is not known whether Generic Aricept (Donepezil) passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if you are currently breastfeeding a baby.