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Rivadem (3 mg) 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.

Drug information on Rivadem (3 mg) (Rivastigmine) from Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Mind)

Rivadem (3 mg)

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Mind)
Generic : Rivastigmine
10 Capsules
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Medical Condition(s) for which Rivadem (3 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Rivadem (3 mg)

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Rivadem (3 mg)?

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

When is Rivadem (3 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Rivadem (3 mg)

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 Rivadem (3 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Rivadem (3 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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