Exelon is utilized for treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, alterations in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease or Parkinson disease. Exelon is often a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by helping the level of some substance (acetylcholine) inside the brain. This may help reduce signs of dementia in patients with Alzheimer disease.
Use Exelon as directed from your doctor.
Ask your doctor any queries you could have regarding how to make use of Exelon.
Store Exelon at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Exelon out of your reach of kids and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Rivastigmine tartrate.
All medicines may cause unwanted effects, however, many everyone has no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if all of these most popular side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; increased sweating; lack of appetite; nausea; stomach upset or pain; tiredness; vomiting; weakness; fat loss.
Seek medical attention immediately if some of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); anxiety; bloody or black, tarry stools; chest pain; decreased urination; depression; fainting; fever; new or worsening tremor or uncontrolled muscle movements; new or worsening trouble walking; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness, tiredness, or weakness; slow or irregular heartbeat.
This is just not an entire listing of all unwanted effects that will occur. If you've got questions on negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Exelon if:
Some medical ailments may communicate with Exelon. Tell your physician or pharmacist in the event you have any medical ailments, especially if any in the following affect you:
Some medicines may talk with Exelon. Tell your medical provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any with the following:
This is probably not a whole listing of all interactions that will occur. Ask your doctor if Exelon may talk with other medicines which you take. Check with your medical provider before starting, stop, or change the dose of the medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days