Rivastigmine : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions,



Rivastigmine is used to treat alzheimer’s disease and confusion related to Parkinson’s disease (dementia). Rivastigmine does not cure any of these diseases, but it can improve memory, awareness, and ability to do daily tasks. This medicine works by restoring the balance of natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.

How to use Rivastigmine

If you start taking Rivastigmine and every time you receive a refill, read the patient information leaflet, if available from your pharmacist. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take Rivastigmine medicine with your doctor’s prescribed mouth, usually twice daily in the morning and evening. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of side effects (like nausea and diarrhea), your doctor will start this medication on low medication and gradually increase your dose in 2 to 4 weeks. The maximum recommended adult dose is 6 mg twice a day.

Use Rivastigmine drug regularly to get the most benefit from this. To help you remember, take it every day at the same time. Do not stop it until your doctor tells you to do so. Do not use this drug more often than the prescribed medication.

If you do not take Rivastigmine for 3 or more days on the line, then talk to your doctor before starting again. You may need to restart at a lower dose.

Tell your doctor if your condition is bad.

Rivastigmine Side Effects

Rivastigmine side effects are Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite / weight loss, diarrhea, weakness, dizziness, drowsiness, and anomaly (shiver) can be because your body is adjusted in medicine. These effects usually occur when you start the drug or increase the dose and then reduce it. If any of these effects persists or worsens, immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine because it has decided that your benefit is higher than the risk of side effects. Many people using this drug do not have serious side effects.

Speak to your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects: Slow / irregular heartbeat, tilt, black stool, vomiting which looks like coffee grounds, severe stomach / stomach ache, seizures, urination.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, if you see any symptoms of severe allergic reactions, get immediate medical help, including: tooth, itching / swelling (especially the face / tongue / throat), severe dizziness, breathing Trouble.

This is not a complete list of potential side effects. If you see other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US –

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You can report FDA’s side effects on 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada – Contact your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You can report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Rivastigmine Precautions

Before taking Rivastigmine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it (including having a tooth while using the Rivastigmine patch); Or if you have any other allergies. This product may have passive elements, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially: problems of respiratory / lung problems (such as asthma, COPD-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), stomach / intestinal problems (such as ulcers, hemorrhage) , Heart disease (such as sick sinus syndrome, other conduction disorders), inclination, seizures, urination problems (such as increased prostate).

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana can make you feel more dizzy or sleepy. Do not drive, do not use machinery, or do anything that requires caution unless you can safely do it. Limit alcoholic beverages If you are using marijuana, talk to your doctor.

Before performing the surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products (including prescription drugs, non-prescription medicines and herbal products).

During pregnancy, this drug should be used only if it is clearly required. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is unknown if this medicine passes in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Rivastigmine Interaction

Drug interactions can change how your medicines work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescriptions / non-prescription medicines and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change any drug dosage without your doctor’s approval.

Some medicines that can interact with this drug include: Aspirin / Nonsteroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, naproxen), metoclopramide.

Carefully check all prescriptions and non-prescription drug labels as many medications include pain relief / fever reducers (ASAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen), if taken together with Rivastigmine, then for your stomach / intestinal bleeding Risk can increase. Low-dose aspirin, as determined by your doctor to continue cardiovascular attack or stroke prevention (usually at a dose of 81-325 mg per day). Contact your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Over Dose

If someone has entered a greater amount and has serious symptoms like having difficulty passing or breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call the Poison Control Center immediately. American residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents can call a provincial poison control center. Signs of high amounts can include: severe or persistent nausea / vomiting, excessive sweating, very slow heartbeat, slow or shallow breathing, seizures.


Do not share this medication with others.

Your doctor should see his weight from time to time to monitor the side effects.

Missed dose

If you miss the dose, then as soon as you miss it. If it is near the next dose time, then leave the immersed dose and start your normal dose schedule again. Do not double the dose to catch up.


Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Do not flush the medicines under the toilet or put them in the groove unless instructed to do so. When properly finished this product is discarded or it is not required. For more information about how to safely leave your product, consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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