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Exelon Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Exelon is used in the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease may causes physical changes in the brain that disrupt the flow of information and interfere with memory, thinking, and behavior. So by boosting levels of the chemical messenger acetylcholine, Exelon can temporarily improve brain function in some Alzheimer's sufferers.

Exelon Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 1.5 milligrams 2 times a day for at least 2 weeks.

Uses of Exelon

  • Exelon is used to treats mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Exelon

Before taken Exelon medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Exelon. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Fainting
  • Gas
  • Hallucinations
  • Increased sweating
  • Nausea
  • Tremor
  • Unwell feeling
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

Warnings and precautions before taking Exelon:

  • If you are taking Exelon, then it may causes nausea and vomiting. You should tell your doctor immediately if these side effects occur.
  • You should not start giving the drug again without first checking with the doctor. Because dosage may need to be reduced to the lowest starting level.
  • Exelon may also aggravate asthma and other breathing problems and can increase the risk of seizures. You should be contact your doctor if any of these problems occur.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Exelon with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Exelon with the following:

  • Bethanechol
  • Drugs that control spasms

After taken Exelon if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Exelon overdose include:

  • Collapse
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Extreme muscle weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Salivation
  • Vomiting

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