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Rivamer 1.5 (Rivastigmine)
Buy Rivamer 1.5 (Rivastigmine), Rivastigmine is used to treat mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s dementia (progressive brain disorder that gradually affects memory, intellectual ability and behavior). Rivastigmine belongs to a class of medicines called cholinesterase inhibitors. It works by blocking the enzymes acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase
Rivamer 1.5 mg is used to treat mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s dementia (progressive brain disorder that gradually affects memory, intellectual ability and behavior).
Rivastigmine belongs to a class of medicines called cholinesterase inhibitors. It works by blocking the enzymes acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase and allows levels of acetylcholine to be increased in the brain, thereby reducing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Rivastigmine is a medication for Alzheimer’s Disease which helps in improving the function of the nerve cells in the brain. It functions by preventing the breakdown of an organic neurotransmitter chemical called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is crucial for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning. The level of this chemical is usually lower than normal in people with dementia.
Rivastigmine is prescribed mainly for people with mild to moderate dementia induced by Alzheimer’s disease. It is sold under various trade names, some of which are Exelon and Rivamer (made by Sun Pharma). Rivastigmine may also be given for treatments not listed here.
You should inform your doctor in advance before taking Rivamer 1.5 mg Alzheimer’s medication (Exelon, Rivamer) if you have any of these conditions: heart disease, a heart rhythm disorder such as (sick sinus syndrome), urination problems, enlarged prostate, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a seizure disorder, asthma, kidney disease, or liver disease.
Cease the use of Rivastigmine medication and seek medical attention right away if you experience chest pain, low heart rate, bloody stools, coughing up blood, reduced urination, weakness, confusion, extreme thirst, or hot or dry skin. There are several drugs which can interact with Rivamer 1.5 mg. Notify your doctor about all medications and related products (OTC vitamin pill, herbal products and others) which you may be using prior to taking this medication.
Take Rivastigmine Alzheimer’s medication (Exelon, Rivamer) strictly according to your doctorâ€™s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Your doctor may occasionally change the dosage to get the maximum benefit out of the medication. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. Before taking Rivamer 1.5 mg (Exelon, Rivamer), take care of all precautions mentioned above and discuss them with your doctor. Rivamer 1.5 mg is normally taken twice a day (morning and evening). Take this medication preferably with food. Take the tablet with a full glass of water. Always store Rivastigmine medication in a cool and dry place.
If you miss a dose of Rivamer 1.5 mg, take it as soon as you remember. Donâ€™t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
In case of an overdose of Rivamer 1.5 mg, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately. Overdose may cause severe nausea, vomiting, cramps in stomach, sweating, slow heart rate, light headedness, or seizures.
You may witness or experience some side effects while taking Rivastigmine (Exelon, Rivamer). Some of the side effects due to Rivamer 1.5 mg are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, appetite loss, or weight loss. Seek emergency medical attention if any of these effects persist for a longer period or deteriorate further.
Any serious side effect is rare but get in touch with your doctor immediately if you have any of these serious side effects of Rivastigmine: fainting, unusually slow heartbeat, difficulty while urinating, seizures, black or bloody stools, bloody vomit that looks like coffee grounds, stomach pain/abdominal pain, or irregular heartbeat
These are not the only side effects of Rivamer 1.5 mg medication. There may be others. Contact your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects or if your condition worsens after taking Rivastigmine.
Some drugs can interact with Rivamer 1.5 mg. Let your doctor know in advance if you are already using any of these interacting drugs: atropine, belladonna, scopolamine, inium, dicyclomine, glycopyrrolate, hyoscyamine, mepenzolate, methantheline, methscopolamine, propantheline, or scopolamine.
The list of drugs mentioned here in this guide is not a complete one and there may be other interacting drugs. Share the list of all present medications which you may be using with your doctor. Never start a new medication on your own.
Q. Is rivastigmine safe during pregnancy?
Rivastigmine should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the baby. Please follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Is it safe to use rivastigmine during breastfeeding?
Rivastigmine is not safe for the baby and should not be used by women who are breastfeeding.
Q. What is rivastigmine used for/ what is rivastigmine patch/ what is rivastigmine tartrate/ what does rivastigmine treat?
Rivastigmine/rivastigmine patch/ rivastigmine tartrate is used for the treatment of adult patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s dementia, a progressive brain disorder that gradually affects memory, intellectual ability and behavior.
Q. Is rivastigmine an antipsychotic/ an anticholinergic/ acetylcholinesterase inhibitor/ a controlled drug?
Rivamer 1.5 mg is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It is not an anticholinergic, antipsychotic drug or a controlled drug.
Q. Does rivastigmine work/ how effective is rivastigmine? Is rivastigmine safe?
Rivamer 1.5 mg works and is safe and effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration. Always consult your doctor before its use.
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Alzheimer's disease, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
10 tablets in 1 strip