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Srivasmine (3mg) (Rivastigmine) Drug Price and Information

Rivastigmine (Srivasmine (3mg)) 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.

Srivasmine - Cipla Limited

Srivasmine (3mg)  Capsule

Generic : Rivastigmine
10 Capsules
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Srivasmine (3mg) (Rivastigmine) from Cipla Limited

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Srivasmine (3mg) 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 Srivasmine (3mg)

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

How to use Srivasmine (3mg)?

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


When Should Srivasmine (3mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)



Warnings and Precautions for Srivasmine (3mg)

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 Srivasmine (3mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Srivasmine (3mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

Srivasmine (3mg)(Rivastigmine) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the available dosage forms of Srivasmine (3mg)?

A: Srivasmine (3mg) is available in the form of capsules, liquids, and transdermal patches(1 Trusted Source

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Q: Who should not take Srivasmine (3mg)?

A: Srivasmine (3mg) is not recommended for patients who are hypersensitive to Srivasmine (3mg) or have a history of seizures, bleeding ulcers, or asthma(2 Trusted Source

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Q: Does Srivasmine (3mg) cause gastrointestinal problems?

A: Yes, the major side effect of Srivasmine (3mg) is gastrointestinal problems. It may cause nausea, and vomiting(2 Trusted Source

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Q: Does Srivasmine (3mg) improve memory power?

A: Srivasmine (3mg) is a cholinesterase inhibitor that improves mental functions such as memory and thinking(1 Trusted Source

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Q: What happens if Srivasmine (3mg) is taken in higher doses than recommended?

A: Srivasmine (3mg) toxicity may result in severe gastrointestinal problems, allergic skin reactions, and central nervous system effects(2 Trusted Source

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  • 1. Rivastigmine - ( https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a602009.html)
  • 2. Rivastigmine - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557438/# )
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