How effective is Exelon for Dementia?
Summary: 12 Exelon users have rated its effectiveness for Dementia.
Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 2.0/5
This is a review of how effective Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate) is for Dementia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Exelon
Exelon has active ingredients of rivastigmine tartrate. It is often used in alzheimer's disease. (latest outcomes from 7,136 Exelon users)
Dementia (madness) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Donepezil, Seroquel, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 12 people are studied for taking Exelon in Dementia
Exelon effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):
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Who find Exelon more effective for Dementia?
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- 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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