rivastigmine

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RIVASTIGMINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Exelon
Phonetic Pronunciation: (riv-uh-STIG-meen)
Information last revised November 2010

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Rivastigmine is used to treat confusion (dementia) related to Alzheimer's disease and to Parkinson's disease. Rivastigmine does not cure either of these diseases, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to perform daily functions. This medication works by restoring the balance of natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
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