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Rivamer 6 mg Capsule

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Composition for Rivamer 6 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Rivamer 6 mg Capsule

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
108
₹10.8/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rivamer Capsule

Uses of Rivamer Capsule

Rivamer 6 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in Parkinson's disease.

Rivamer Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rivamer are Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite.

How to use Rivamer 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. Rivamer 6 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Rivamer Capsule works

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Rivamer 6 mg 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.
In Depth Information on Rivamer Capsule

Expert advice for Rivamer Capsule

  • You have been prescribed Rivamer 6 mg Capsule to slow the progression of alzheimer's disease and treat dementia in parkinson'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 Rivamer 6 mg Capsule.
  • Monitor your body weight regularly as both Rivamer 6 mg Capsule and  alzheimer's disease can cause weight loss.
  • Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Rivamer 6 mg Capsule affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop muscle tremors, especially if you have parkinson’s disease.
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Rivamer Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Rivamer Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Rivastigmine with alcohol can make you feel sleepy.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Rivamer 6 mg 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
Rivamer 6 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Rivamer 6 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Rivamer 6 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rivamer 6 mg 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
Rivamer 6 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Rivamer 6 mg 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 Rivamer Capsule?

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If you miss a dose of Rivamer 6 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Rivamer Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Rivastigmine
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Rivamer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rivamer with Cimetropium Bromide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Rivamer with Cyclandelate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Rivamer with Camylofin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Rivamer with Valethamate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide, Valosin, Valeth
Rivamer with Buphenine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Rivamer with Trimebutine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Rivamer with Atropine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J, Myatro, Atronex, Atropin, Atrosulph, Atro, Pino Atrin, Opthopin
Rivamer with Fenoverine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin
Rivamer with Oxyphenonium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl

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