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    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Donepezil HCl 5 mg, 10 mg.
    F.C. TABS: 28. 1 x 5 mg or 10 mg tab 1 x
    Mild to mod. dementia of Alzheimer’s
    C/I: Hypersens. to donepezil HCl or to
    piperadine derivatives.

    Donepezil Teva 5 mg, 10 mg
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    Donepezil Teva 5 mg, 10 mg

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Donepezil HCl 5 mg, 10 mg.
    TABS.: 30. General., as a start. dosage 5 mg ×1/d at night before bed time. After one month, the dose may be incr. to 10 mg. The max. recomm. dosage is 10 mg each night. The tablet cannot be halved, as there is no score line.
    Tmt. of mild- moder.  severe Alzheimer's dementia.
    C/I: Hypersens. to active  subst., piperidine derivat.

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    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 1.5, 3, 4.5 , 6 mg.
    CAPS: 28 x 1.5, 3, 4.5.
    Initi. dose: 1.5 mg ×2/d., Pts. known to
    be particul. sensit. to the effects of cholinerg. drugs should be start. at a dose of 1 mg ×2/d. Dose titrat. Init.: 1.5 mg×2/d. If this dose is well toler. after a minim. of 2 wks. of tmt., the dose may be incr. to 3 mg×2/d. Subseq. incr. to 4.5 mg and then 6 mg ×2/d based on good tolerab.  of the current dose and may
    be consid. after a minim. of 2 wks. tmt.
    at that dose level.
    If adverse effects (e.g. naus., vomit.,
    abd. pain, loss of appetite) wt. decr. are
    observ. during tmt., these may
    respond to omit. one or more doses. If
    ADR effects persist, the dly. dose
    should be reduced to the previous
    well-tolerat. dose.
    Re-init. of therapy: If tmt. is interrupt.
    for longer than 3 d, tmt. should be
    re-init. with 1.5 mg ×2/d and titrat. as
    described above.
    Mainten. dose: 1.5 mg -6 mg ×2/d; to
    achieve max. therap. benefit pts. should
    be maintain. on their highest well tolerated dose.
    Recommend. max. dly. dose 6 mg ×2/a
    Caps. should be admin. with morn.and even. meals.
    Tmt. of pts. with mild – moder. sev. dement.
    of the alzheimer type, also termed probable
    alzheimer’s dis. or alzheimer’s dis. Symptom. tmt. of mild to moder. sev. alzheimer’s dement. Symptom. tmt. of mild – moder. sev. dementia assoc. with Parkinson’s dis.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to rivastigmine,
    to other carbamate derivat.
    Prev. history of applicat. site react.
    suggest. of allerg. contact dermatit. with
    rivastigmine transderm. patch.

    Exelon Patch
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    Exelon Patch

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Rivastigmine 4.6, 9.5, 13.3 mg/24 hours.
    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.

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    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Donepezil HCl 5 mg, 10 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 5 mg, 10 mg. 1 tab (5 or 10
    mg) dly.
    Mild to mod. severe Alzheimer’s dementia.
    C/I: Hypersens. to compon, or
    piperidine derivatives.

    Mestinon Dragees 60 mg
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    Mestinon Dragees 60 mg

    Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor. Pyridostigmine (Bromide) 60 mg.
    DRAGEES: 20. See lit.
    Myasthen. gravis.
    C/I: Hypersens., mechan. obstruct. GI/
    urinary tract., inflamm. peritoneum,
    disords. accomp. incr. tonus bronch.
    muscles (spastic bronchit./bronch.
    asthma), lact.