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How effective is Exelon for Dementia?

Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 2.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate) is for Dementia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 12 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Exelon

Exelon (latest outcomes from 7,134 users) has active ingredients of rivastigmine tartrate. It is often used in vascular dementia .

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 45,442 patients) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Donepezil, Seroquel, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 12 people are studied for taking Exelon in Dementia




Exelon effectiveness for Dementia


Long term Exelon effectiveness for Dementia

Exelon effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall25311
Long term
(1+ years)
02000

Gender of people who take Exelon for Dementia * :

FemaleMale
Dementia58.33%41.67%

Age of people who take Exelon for Dementia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%91.67%

Who find Exelon more effective for Dementia?

Gender of people who find Exelon more effective * :

FemaleMale
Dementia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Exelon more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Diabetes Mellitus, insulin dependent for 53 years, brittle.
    Chronic pain due to needing bone graph in femur/hip joint due to femur fracture 5 years ago which surgery did not properly repair--chronic bone deterioration in that left femur, lumbar spinal stenosis-awaiting surgery to L4/L5 slipped/ruptured disc. Left femur 1 inch shorter now than right femur.Chronic deterioration in right shoulder socket and upper arm, and clavicle--all due to longevity of insulin dependence for majority of life. Osteoporosis does not show up in blood tests, only osteopenia, altho oddities in bone density tests. Insurance w/not approve Exelon patch-concerns about Aricept effects on body and mind. Educated, intelligent, fully functional and capable post-menopausal female, worried that Aricept will have unwanted side effects to functionality. Living on on in an apartment. Too functional for a nursing facility. Please tell me what you think. Thanks, Teresa Shumate, shumateteresa@yahoo.com

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Doesn't drink much but produces loads of urine during the night and early morning

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Chronic uti no symptoms very odiferous

    Reply

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  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus & metoclopramide
    My Mom while recovering from a hip fracture in a rehab center was given Metoclopramide for 2 days when she suddenly (about 2-3 hours after her dose of metoclopramide at lunch time) became completely disoriented,lethargic and could not speak. She could barely swallow, and could not drink liquids even ...

  • Does aricept shorten life expectancy? i am a 61 year old women with mild dementia.
    I have rcently been diagnosed with mild dementia and have been started on a low dose of aricept (25 mg daily). Will it shorten my life expectancy at all? Is there any research?

  • How does aricept compare to exelon for diarrea side effect?
    When I was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2009 I started on Aricept. After I reached the 10mg. dose I had a very severe case of diarrhea. I want to try a medicine approach again and hope to later add Namenda. I again have started Aricept. If the diarrhea problem with Aricept repeats,should I try Exel ...

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