Exelon (Generic name: Rivastigmine) is cholinesterase inhibitor used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. Exelon works to slow mental deterioration by preventing the breakdown of achetylcoline and butyrylcholine. By helping the brain to maintain higher acH levels, Exelon helps control symptoms such as loss of memory, understanding and daily living skills.
Exelon Side Effects:
Exelon side effects include: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration (losing too much fluid), loss of appetite, dizziness or spinning sensation (vertigo), headache, anorexia, depression, insomnia, abdominal pain, asthenia, anxiety, restlessness, fatigue, or application site reactions (erythma, pruritus, odema). These side effects often occur at the beginning or treatment and should gradually fade. See a doctor immediately or head to a hospital if you experience any severe side effects.
Budesonide - formoterol turbuhalers should not be used by anyone who is allergic to budesonide, formoterol, or inhaled lactose. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double up on doses or patches. Do not suddenly stop taking this medication; it may cause your condition to worsen. Talk to your doctor before using Exelon if have any of these conditions: a problem with your heart, a history of stomach ulcers, lung problems such as asthma or obstructive pulmonary Disease, difficulty urinating, seizures, liver or kidney problems, if you experience gastro-intestinal reactions such as nausea or vomiting, or if you have a low body weight (less than 50 kg). Exelon should not be used in pregnant or lactating women. Sufficient studies have not been completed. Keep Exelon away from children.
The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.
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