Drug: Exelon

RIVASTIGMINE (ri va STIG meen) is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision or balance
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • increase in frequency of passing urine, or incontinence
  • nervousness, agitation, or increased confusion
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • severe diarrhea
  • slow heartbeat, or palpitations
  • stomach pain
  • sweating
  • uncontrollable movements
  • vomiting
  • weight loss
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • headache
  • indigestion or heartburn
  • loss of appetite
  • mild diarrhea, especially when starting treatment
  • nausea

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision or balance
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • increase in frequency of passing urine, or incontinence
  • nervousness, agitation, or increased confusion
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • severe diarrhea
  • slow heartbeat, or palpitations
  • stomach pain
  • sweating
  • uncontrollable movements
  • vomiting
  • weight loss
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • headache
  • indigestion or heartburn
  • loss of appetite
  • mild diarrhea, especially when starting treatment
  • nausea

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • difficulty passing urine
  • heart disease, or irregular or slow heartbeat
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • lung or breathing disease, like asthma
  • seizures
  • stomach or intestine disease, ulcers, or stomach bleeding
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to rivastigmine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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