Generic Name - Rivastigimine
Category - Alzheimer
Generic for Exelon* is used to treat the symptoms of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Rivastigmine (Generic for Exelon*) does not cure Alzheimer's disease, however it stops the disease from getting worse. In Alzheimer's disease, many chemical changes take place in the brain. One of the earliest and biggest changes is that there is less of a chemical called acetylcholine (ACh). ACh helps the brain to work properly. Rivastigmine (Generic for Exelon*) slows the breakdown of ACh, so it can build up and have a greater effect. However, as Alzheimer's disease gets worse, there will be less and less ACh, so rivastigmine may not work as well
Generic for Exelon* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Exelon* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or any component of this formulation.
Generic for Exelon* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
- Blockage in the intestines or stomach
- Heart problems, including slow heartbeat or hypotension
- Stomach ulcer
- Urinary tract blockage or difficult urination
- Epilepsy or seizures
- Diabetes, hormone, or thyroid problems
- Liver problems
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Exelon*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel before you take any of the following
- Bethanechol (Urecholine)
- Drugs that control spasms, such as Bentyl, Donnatal, and Levsin.
Generic for Exelon* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic Nasonex
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Exelon* for Alzheimer's disease is 1.5 milligrams taken 2 times a day for atleast two weeks. After 2 weeks, the doctor may increase the dose to 3 milligrams, 4.5 milligrams and finally 6 milligrams 2 times a day. Higher doses tend to be more effective. The maximum dosage is 12 milligrams daily.
Generic for Exelon* Adverse Effects
Like most medications, Generic for Exelon* can cause some temporary side effects. It is pertinent to note that Generic for Exelon* side effects cannot be anticipated. If they continue it is imperative that you contact your doctor immediately.
The most common Side Effects of Generic for Exelon* are diarrhea, indigestion, loss of appetite, loss of strength, nausea, vomiting and weight loss.
Some of the most serious Generic for Exelon* side Effects include wheezing, vision changes, and yeast infection of the nose or throat.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Exelon*.
Generic for Exelon* and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Exelon* in pregnant women have not been established. Consult your doctor before taking Generic for Exelon*, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Exelon* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Exelon* passes into breast milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before using Generic for Exelon*
Generic for Exelon* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Exelon* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Exelon* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Exelon* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Exelon* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.
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