Exelon Patch

Active Ingredient(s): Rivastigmine
FDA Approved: * July 6, 2007
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS PHARMS
Category: Alzheimers / Dementia

Rivastigmine (sold under the trade name Exelon among others) is a cholinesterase inhibitor used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.[1] The drug can be administered orally or via a transdermal patch; the latter form reduces the prevalence of side effects,[2] which typically include nausea and vomiting.[3] The drug is eliminated through the urine, and appears to have relatively few drug-drug interactions.[3] ... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

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