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Is there a generic version of Exelon?

Exelon is the brand name for the active ingredient rivastigmine that is available as a capsule, an oral solution and a skin patch. Only the capsule formulation is available in a generic version.  

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Who should avoid taking Exelon?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
People with a urinary tract blockage who have difficulty urinating, may want to avoid taking Exelon ...
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What are the side effects of Exelon (rivastigmine)?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
The most common side effects of Exelon (rivastigmine) are diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, which in m...
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What is an Exelon Patch (rivastigmine)?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
The Exelon Patch (rivastigmine) is a prescription patch that is used to help treat mild to moderate ...
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Are there any risks in taking Exelon (rivastigmine)?
Steven A. Meyers, MDSteven A. Meyers, MD
Exelon is generally safe and well tolerated. The most common side effects involve the GI tract. Naus...
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