Rivastigmine

What is Rivastigmine?

This is a drug used to cure dementia, which belongs to the group of cholinergic drugs. It is a choline esterase inhibitor, i.e. it stops the breakdown of choline by the enzyme choline-esterase. It causes significant improvement of memory of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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IS EXELON FILM 9.5 MG AND RIVASTIGMINE 4.6 MG INTERCHANGEBALE? ARE THEY USED FOR LOSS
OF MEMORY....

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Brief Answer:
Exelon is one of the trade names of Rivastigmine.

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I have read your question and...

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My wifes doctor diagnosed her with Alzheimers today and told me that she has the apoe4 gene and has 2 copies of it. Is anything available that will...

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Yes

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Hello, Thank you for posting your question on HealthcareMagic.
Sorry to hear about your wife Alzheimers is not...

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Hi my mother is 77yrs and is suffering from memory loss. She has done a MRI of the brain and blood tests. MRI has showed constriction of blood...

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Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I have gone through your mail and MRI brain reports.

As regards her memory loss, it seems to be a case of...

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