Exelon Patch

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Exelon Patch Overview

Rivastigmine (sold under the trade name Exelon among others) is a cholinesterase inhibitor used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's.[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.&...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rivastigmine

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 1.5mg, 3mg, 4.5mg, 6mg
  • Film, Extended Release: 13.3mg/24hr, 4.6mg/24hr, 9.5mg/24hr
  • Patch: 4.6mg, 9.5mg
  • Solution: 2mg/ml
  • System: 13.3mg/24hr, 4.6mg/24hr, 9.5mg/24hr
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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