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Ritas 3 Capsule


Overview

Uses of Ritas Capsule

Ritas 3 Capsule is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in Parkinson's disease.

Ritas Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Ritas Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ritas 3 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ritas Capsule works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Ritas 3 Capsule is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) involved in transmmission of nerve signals. This improves memory and thinking.

Ritas Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Rivastigmine with alcohol can make you feel sleepy.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ritas 3 Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ritas 3 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ritas 3 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ritas 3 Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ritas 3 Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease as close monitoring is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE
Ritas 3 Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Ritas 3 Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying liver disease as close monitoring is advised while you are taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Ritas Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Ritas 3 Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ritas 3 Capsule to slow the progression of alzheimer's disease.
  • It does not cure alzheimer's, but may help with brain function and doing daily activities.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking Ritas 3 Capsule.
  • Monitor your body weight regularly as both Ritas 3 Capsule and  alzheimer's disease can cause weight loss.
  • Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Ritas 3 Capsule affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop muscle tremors, especially if you have parkinson’s disease.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ritas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J
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Brand(s): Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
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Brand(s): Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
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Brand(s): Arlidin
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ritas

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Does pilocarpine increase or decrease heart rate?

Pilocarpine can decrease the heart rate. However, it does not increase the heart rate

Q. Does pilocarpine cause weight gain/increase blood pressure?

Pilocarpine increases blood pressure. However, no clinically relevant effect on weight has been reported with the use of pilocarpine

Q. Does pilocarpine help dry eyes?

Yes, pilocarpine helps dry eyes by increasing the production of tears

Q. Does pilocarpine work?

Pilocarpine acts by increasing the activity of chemical acetylcholine, thereby, increasing the secretion from various glands including salivary glands and tear glands. Due to its cholinergic effect, it also constricts the pupil of the eye and improves the outflow of aqueous humor (fluid in within the eye) contributing to reduction in eyeball pressure

Q. Does pilocarpine cause blurred vision/hair loss?

Yes, pilocarpine causes blurred vision. But it does not cause hair loss

Q. How does pilocarpine affect heart rate?

Pilocarpine decreases heart rate by increasing the effect of a chemical called as acetylcholine

Q. How does pilocarpine lower intraocular pressure?

Pilocarpine lowers intraocular pressure by constricting the ciliary muscle of the eyes, therefore increasing the outflow of fluid (aqueous humor) from posterior part of the eye.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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