Exelon Indication:

For the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Exelon Mechanism Of Action:

Exelon increases the concentration of acetylcholine through reversible inhibition of its hydrolysis by cholinesterase. This acts to enhance cholinergic function.

Exelon Drug Interactions:

Not Available

Exelon Food Interactions:

Not Available

Exelon Generic Name:

Synonyms:

  • Ena 713 Free Base
  • Rivastigmine Hydrogen Tartrate

Drug Type:

Small Molecule; Approved

Absorption:

Not Available

Toxicity (Overdose):

Not Available

Protein Binding:

40%

Biotransformation:

Rivastigmine is rapidly metabolized by cholinesterase-mediated hydrolysis.

Half Life:

1.5 hours

Dosage Forms of Exelon:

Solution Oral
Capsule Oral

Chemical IUPAC Name:

[3-[(1S)-1-dimethylaminoethyl]phenyl] N-ethyl-N-methylcarbamate

Organisms Affected:

Humans and other mammals

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