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Drug information on Rivasmine (6 mg) (Rivastigmine) from Cipla Limited

Rivasmine (6 mg)

  Capsule
Cipla Limited
Generic : Rivastigmine
 105.00
6mg
10 Capsules
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Drug Name : Rivastigmine

Rivastigmine(Exelon Patch) generic Rivasmine (6 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.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Rivasmine (6 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Rivasmine (6 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 Rivasmine (6 mg)?

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

When is Rivasmine (6 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Rivasmine (6 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 Rivasmine (6 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Rivasmine (6 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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