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Alzheimer's disease(AD), also called Alzheimer disease, senile dementia of the Alzheimer type, '''primary degenerati...
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Aricept
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Exelon
Other name: Donepezil (Donepezil)
Other name: Rivastigmine (Rivastigmine)
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Donepezil, marketed under the trade name Aricept by its developer Eisai Co. and partner Pfizer, is a centrally acting reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. Its main therapeutic use is in the palliative treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer'...
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Rivastigmine (sold under the trade name Exelon) is a parasympathomimetics or cholinergic agent for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease|dementia of the Alzheimer?s type and dementia due to Parkinson's disease. The drug can be admin...
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Donepezil, marketed under the trade name Aricept by its developer Eisai Co. and partner Pfizer, is a centrally acting reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. Its main therapeutic use is in the palliative treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer'...
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Rivastigmine (sold under the trade name Exelon) is a parasympathomimetics or cholinergic agent for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease|dementia of the Alzheimer?s type and dementia due to Parkinson's disease. The drug can be admin...
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on Exelon before going on to Aricept, she claimed Exelon...
" ...was on Exelon before going on to Aricept, she claimed Exelon made her feel bloated, but she said the same about Aricept , so we(GP, care ...She's back on Aricept now. I think both Exelon and ... "

has been reduced to half strength for 2 weeks until he...
" ...his medication changed from Aricept to Exelon patches and his Aricept has been reduced to half strength for 2 weeks until he goes on... "

with nausea and has only beaen able to take 5mg of aricept...
" ...nausea and has only beaen able to take 5mg of aricept...am hoping that the exelon patch witll be better for... "

we consider switching him from Exelon to Aricept to see if...
" Exelon vs Aricept My dad has been on Exelon for over 3 years and has not had any problems with it. He has ...Should we consider switching him from Exelon to Aricept to see if that... "

ago when she was on Aricept, got better when we switched...
" ...years ago when she was on Aricept, got better when we switched ...she's started Ebixa. I agree that the meds can have great benefit for many people. I believe that the Exelon has helped my mom... "

hb has been switched from Aricept to 4.6 Exelon and is now...
" My hb has been switched from Aricept to 4.6 Exelon and is now on 9.5 Exelon. No side affects (skin sensitivity) and no slowing of progressing on the downward slope. Will... "

serious nausea and diarrhea with Aricept, but no problem...
" I agree with above - try switching to the Exelon Patch. My wife had serious nausea and diarrhea with Aricept, but no problem with the Exelon Patch. Also, as others have... "

just before the end of 2007. It has made a huge difference...
" We switched Mom from the Exelon patch back to Aricept just before the end of 2007. It has made a huge difference. By crushing the pills, her stomach seems to be tolerating it. She... "

and I feel really well though Paul says I am 'absent'...
" I went from Aricept ( 12 months on it ) to Exelon patches 9 weeks ago. I ...the side effects I had with Aricept and I feel really well though Paul says I am 'absent' more often... "

member experienced problems with moving from Aricept to the...
" ...Aricept to Exelon Patch any ...Has any member experienced problems with moving from Aricept to the exelon patch. Tom was walking ...moved him to exelon, he now has problems sleeping, his wal... "

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