Aricept vs Exelon

Aricept
Exelon
Other name: Donepezil Donepezil
Other name: Rivastigmine Rivastigmine
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Alzheimer's
2.0
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for Alzheimer's
4.0
Concern level
3.0
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Alzheimer's
Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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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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Top Concerns
Ari
Depression
9
Diarrhea
4
UTI
4
Delusions
3
Nausea
3
Aggression
3
Stroke
3
Paranoia
3
Insomnia
2
Incontinence
2
Top Concerns
Exe
Depression
7
Delusions
4
UTI
4
Nausea
4
Diarrhea
3
Paranoia
3
Stomach Problems
2
Stroke
2
Dizziness
2
Aggression
2
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3
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2
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About Aricept
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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About Exelon
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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Tom was walking well most days, his conversation was quite ...
| alzheimers.org.uk
"Hi Has any member experienced problems with moving from Aricept to the exelon patch. Tom was walking well most days, his conversation was quite good, sleeping was brill compared to how it was... "
August 19, 2015
I have been on Exelon for 3 weeks, and I have regurgitation at night while I am asleep. Infrequently, I wake in the night, but usually not until morning when my throat is painful from the stomach acid. I am seriously thinking about abandoning Exelon.

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