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Alzheimer's disease(AD), also called Alzheimer disease, senile dementia of the Alzheimer type, '''primary degenerati...
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Exelon
Other name: Donepezil Donepezil
Other name: Rivastigmine Rivastigmine
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Concern level
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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...
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" Mum 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 home ...or not She's back on Aricept now. I think both... "

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first kind(Aricept) gave her digestion problems and sore...
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" ...difference however the first kind(Aricept) gave her digestion problems and sore stomach so he switched her to Exelon patch, she is on 5mgs now and there are no digestion problems however her memory... "

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dicine?? I couldn't tolerate the aricept. I have been on...
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" ...take any medicine?? I couldn't tolerate the aricept. I have been on an exelon patch for about a year now and doing well. Sometimes, I get a slight rash at the site but... "

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d results, but then became dehyrated because of diarrhea....
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" ...process of changing from Aricept to Exelon Originally posted by: Aljorma My Dad had been taking Aricept with good results, but then became dehyrated because of diarrhea. The doctor changed over... "

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dh was on aricept for several months, and suffered severe...
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" My dh was on aricept for several months, and suffered severe diarrhoea. We switched to exelon patch about 6 months age [5 mg patch daily] and the diarrhoea stopped. Also his short term memory... "

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gastrointestinal problems with Aricept (cholinesterase),...
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" I had gastrointestinal problems with Aricept (cholinesterase), so my doctor switched me to the Exelon Patch (another cholinesterase) and haven't had problems with it. I believe... "

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I had serious side effects from using Aricept, but have...
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" ...with your doctor about switching to the Exelon patch? I had serious side effects from using Aricept, but... "

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1995. I had problems with aricept but stuck with it an...
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" ...diagnosed in 1995. I had problems with aricept but stuck with it ...doctor changed me to exelon after 5 years I had horrible nightmares and those also are ...now on namenda and exelon and all in my other... "

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

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me class.She's been on Aricept prior to the Exelon.Anyone do...
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" Originally posted by: jellybeans My Grandma has a neuro appt in two weeks or so and Im thinking of asking to switch from Exelon to another drug in the... "

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