Medical symbolDirectory of Drugs: Prescription symbol Exelon - Rivastigmine Tartrate




What is Exelon used for? 

Exelon is used to treat:

  •  mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease
  •  mild to moderate dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease

Special Warnings with Exelon:

Exelon can cause serious nausea and vomiting. Exelon can also cause loss of appetite and weight loss.

What should I tell my doctor or healthcare provider? 

Tell your doctor or healthcare provider if you have or have a history of:

  • stomach ulcers
  • taking NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • a heart condition
  • asthma or  pulmonary (lung) disease

What are some possible side effects of Exelon? (This is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Exelon. Your healthcare provider can discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.)

  • Nausea
  • Serious vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Weakness or lack of energy
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain

For more detailed information about Exelon, ask your healthcare provider.


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