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    4 Drugs classified under this active ingredient


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    Exelon
    Novartis
    RX
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    Exelon

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 1.5, 3, 4.5 , 6 mg.
    CAPS: 28 x 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6 mg. See lit.
    Mild to mod. severe Alzheimer’s.

    Exelon Patch
    Novartis
    RX
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    Exelon Patch

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 4.6, 9.5, 13.3 mg/24 hours.
    TRANSDERMAL PATCHES: 30 x 9
    mg/5cm2 (releases 4.6 mg/24 hrs; 18
    mg/10 cm2 (releases 9.5 mg/24 hrs). 1
    patch 1 x dly. See lit.
    Tmt. mild-moderat. severe dement. of
    Alzheimer type.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to rivastigmine,
    other carbamate derivs.

    Rivastigmine
    Dexcel
    RX
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    Rivastigmine

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6 mg.
    CAPS.: 28 X 1.5 mg, 3 mg, 4.5 mg, 6 mg.
    Init. dose 1.5 mg × 2/d. Pts. with sensit.
    to cholinergics start. with 1 mg × 2/d.
    Dose titrat.: After a min. of 2 weeks,
    may be incr. to 3 mg × 2/d. Subseq. incr.
    to 4.5 mg and then 6 mg × 2/d should
    also be based on good tolerab. of the
    current dose and may be consid. after a
    min. of 2 weeks tmt. at that dose level.
    Main. dose: 1.5 mg - 6 mg × 2/d; to
    achieve max. therap. benefit pts.
    should be maint. on their highest welltoler.dose. Recomm. max. dly. dose: 6 
    mg × 2/d.
    Tmt. of pts. with mild –moder. severe
    dementia of the Alzheimer type, also
    termed probable Alzheimer’s dis. or
    Alzheimer’s dis. Sympt. tmt. of mildmoder.
    severe Alzheimer’s dementia.
    Sympt. tmt. of mild – moder. severe
    dementia assoc. with Parkinson’s dis.
    C/I: Hypersens. to rivastigmine, to other
    carbamate deriv.; Prev. hist. of applic.
    site reactions suggestive of aller. contact
    dermatitis with rivastigmine transdermal
    patch; Lact.

    Rivastigmine Patch Dexcel 4.6 mg / 24h, 9.5 mg / 24h
    Dexcel
    RX
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    Rivastigmine Patch Dexcel 4.6 mg / 24h, 9.5 mg / 24h

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 4.6 mg/24h, 9.5 mg/24h.
    TRANSDERM. PATCH.: 30.
    One patch, once a day. See lit.
    Tmt. of mild- moder. dementia of the Alzheimer's type.
    C/I: Hypersens. Prev.  history of application site react. suggestive of allergic contact dermatitis with Rivastigmine transder. patch.

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