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Exelon (Rivastigmine) Drug Price and Information

Exelon is a reversible non-competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinestrace, prescribed for mild to moderate dementia in patients with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. It prevents the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine.

Exelon

  Capsule
Novartis (India) Ltd.
Generic : Rivastigmine
 3,670.00
1.5mg
60 Capsules
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    Drug information on Exelon (Rivastigmine) from Novartis (India) Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Rivastigmine

    Rivastigmine(Exelon Patch) generic Exelon is a reversible non-competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinestrace, prescribed for mild to moderate dementia in patients with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. It prevents the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2018
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    Medical condition(s) for which Exelon may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    The starting dose (rivastigmine tartrate) is 1.5 mg twice a day (BID).

    Side effects of Exelon

    Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, anorexia, headache, drowsiness, weight loss, asthenia. Agitation, confusion, depression, sweating. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Potential for baldder outflow obstruction.

    How to use Exelon?

    It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Exelon not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Exelon

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney problems, certain heart problems, seizures, stomach or bowel problems, lung or breathing problems, urinary blockage, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Exelon

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Exelon

    Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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