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Composition for Ritas Products

Ritas Products are primarily used for

About Ritas Products

Uses of Ritas Products

Rivastigmine is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Ritas Products side effects


Side Effects of Ritas are Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

How Ritas Products work

Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Rivastigmine 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 for Ritas Products

Expert advice for Ritas Products

  • You have been prescribed Ritas to slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
  • It does not cure Alzheimer's but may help with brain function and doing daily activities.
  • It may cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking Ritas.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Ritas affects you.
  • Be cautious while taking this medicine if you suffered from peptic ulcer as it may cause vomiting, gastro bleeding, stomach pain, or discomfort.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience seizures or convulsions while taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns about Ritas Products

Frequently asked questions about Ritas Products

Frequently asked questions about Rivastigmine

Q. How long does Ritas take to work?
Ritas may take as long as 12 weeks to begin working. Response to the medicine differs from person to person. The clinical benefits of Ritas should be assessed regularly. If after 12 weeks of treatment the symptoms do not improve, Ritas should be stopped.
Q. How should Ritas be taken?
Always take the medicine as directed by your doctor. Usually Ritas is prescribed to be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening, with food. Swallow the whole capsule with water and do not open or crush the capsule. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Q. Is it okay to take antacids while taking Ritas?
Yes, antacids can be taken while taking Ritas as they do not interfere with the working of Ritas. Moreover, Ritas may cause increased acid secretion in the stomach in some patients. Your doctor may prescribe an antacid to relieve this acidity.
Q. What will happen if I take more than the recommended doses of Ritas?
Taking more than the recommended doses of Ritas may cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, dizziness, tremor, headache, sleepiness, hallucinations, and malaise. Higher doses may also cause confusion, increased sweating, and increase in blood pressure. In case you take an overdose of Ritas, seek immediate medical attention.
Q. Does Ritas cause drowsiness?
Yes, Ritas can cause drowsiness or sleepiness, especially at the start of treatment or when increasing the dose. If you feel dizzy or sleepy, do not drive, use machines or perform any tasks that require your attention.
Q. Can I stop taking Ritas?
You should not stop or change the dose of Ritas without consulting your doctor. However, if treatment is interrupted for more than three days, then do not take the medicine and consult your doctor. The doctor will re-initiate the treatment with a low dose twice a day. The dose can then be increased gradually as was done previously.
Q. Can Ritas cause hallucinations?
Yes, Ritas can cause hallucinations. However, hallucinations are reported very rarely with the use of Ritas, which means they occur in very few people. It may usually occur shortly after dose increase.

Products for Ritas

Ritas 3 Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
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Ritas 1.5mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
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