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How and Where to Buy Exelon Online?
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Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Exelon?
Exelon comes from Canada and Turkey manufactured by Novartis. The active ingredient in Exelon is Rivastigmine. The generic equivalent of Exelon is Rivastigmine and it is available from Canada and India by different manufacturers.
What Dosages and Forms is Exelon available in?
Brand Exelon is available as capsules in the dosage strengths of 1.5 mg, 3 mg, 4.5 mg and 6 mg. it is also available as 2 mg/ml/120 ml oral solution. The generic form of Exelon (Rivastigmine) is available as capsules in the dosage strengths of 4.5 mg and 6 mg.
What is Exelon used for?
Exelon (generic name Rivastigmine) is a cholinesterase inhibitor and is used for the treatment of patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease have decreased levels of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter found in brain and is essential for memory and other mental functions. Exelon works by inhibiting an enzyme called acetylcholinesterase which breaks down acetylcholine. Thus, this helps in increasing the amount of acetylcholine in brain. You should follow the instructions of the doctor who prescribed Exelon to you. Directions and dosage information can also be found on the pack or leaflet inside the pack. Exelon should be taken with food. Swallow the capsules whole with a drink, without opening or crushing them. For oral solution, remove the oral dosing syringe provided from its protective case. Using the syringe, withdraw the prescribed amount of Exelon oral solution from the container. Each dose of Exelon oral solution may be swallowed directly from the syringe or first mixed with a small glass of water, cold fruit juice or soda. Stir and drink the entire mixture.
What Are The Possible Side Effects of Exelon?
Some of the common side effects of Exelon may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss, anxiety, difficulty in sleeping, dizziness, trembling, accidental falls, headache, diarrhea, stomach discomfort after meals, dehydration, inability to adequately retain urine, tiredness, weakness, worsening of extrapyramidal symptoms such as stiff limbs, trembling hands. Some serious side effects of the patch include crushing chest pain, losing too much fluid, fainting, loss of coordination, gastric ulcers, severe nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, high blood pressure, trouble breathing, slow heartbeat, seizures, fainting, increased muscle weakness, urinary tract infection, anemia, depression and hallucinations. These are not all the possible side effects of Exelon. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional immediately.
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Exelon?
As this medication may cause sleepiness or dizziness, do not drive or operate machinery under these conditions. Your doctor will tell you whether your illness allows you to drive vehicles and use machines safely. If you feel dizzy or drowsy, do not drive, use machines or perform any other tasks that require your attention.
Do not take Exelon if you:
• Are allergic to rivastigmine or any ingredients in the medication or ever had an allergic reaction to similar type of medication such as carbamate derivative
• Have severe liver disease
Before using the patch, inform your doctor if you:
• Have or had an irregular heartbeat
• Have stomach ulcer
• Have difficulties in passing urine
• Suffer from seizures
• Have or ever had asthma or severe respiratory disease
• Suffer from trembling or are being treated with antipsychotic medications which cause trembling
• Have difficulty passing urine
• Have low body weight (less than 50 kg)
• Have or had liver or kidney problems
• Have inflammation of pancreas
• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
• Have fainting episodes
• Experience intestinal reactions such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.
Medications that can interact with Exelon include:
• Anticholinergic medications used to prevent stomach cramps, spasms or travel sickness
• Metoclopramide (a medicine used to alleviate or prevent nausea and vomiting)
• Beta-blockers such as atenolol
Exelon Storage and Safety Information
Exelon should be stored at room temperature of 15°C to 30°C. It should be kept out of the reach and sight of children. Do not refrigerate or freeze Exelon oral solution and store it in original package in an upright position.
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