Generic Name : RIVASTIGMINE (ORAL) ABSTRACT – Exelon works as a cholinesterase inhibitor. This drug is used to treat...
Exelon works as a cholinesterase inhibitor. This drug is used to treat variations of dementia caused by Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease. Exelon works by preventing the breakdown of chemicals that are important for retaining memories, thinking capacities and logical reasoning. This drug improves the function of the nerve cells within the brain.
- Exelon is to be taken as directed by the doctors. Consume this drug only as prescribed to avoid overdose or other harmful effects. Dosages of this drug are generally based on weight.
- This drug is generally taken twice a day with food.
- General Adult Dosage available:
Oral – 1.5mg (twice a day)
- Later increased to 3-45.mg twice a day.
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Upset stomach
- Loss of appetite
- General weakness
RARE SIDE EFFECTS –
- Severe vomiting
- Bloody stool/urine
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Exelon has major interactions with 6 different drugs.
MODERATE DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Exelon has moderate interactions with 269 different drugs.