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Who should not use the Exelon Patch (rivastigmine)?

You should not use the Exelon Patch (rivastigmine) if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Also, people who are taking cholinergic agents or an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor should not use the Exelon Patch. People who have kidney, liver, heart, stomach, bowel, lung, or breathing problems as well as those who have seizures, trouble urinating, or pulmonary disease should first discuss their conditions before using the patch.

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Are there any risks in taking Exelon (rivastigmine)?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Exelon (rivastigmine) may cause seizures or other neurological effects, so it is especially importan...
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Is there a generic version of Exelon?
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Exelon is the brand name for the active ingredient rivastigmine that is available as a capsule, an o...
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What are the side effects of Exelon (rivastigmine)?
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The most common side effects of Exelon (rivastigmine) are diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, which in m...
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What happens if I miss a dose of Exelon?
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If you miss a dose of Exelon, take it immediately when you remember it. Do not take the missed dose ...
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