Rivasmine

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Rivasmine Products

Rivasmine Products are primarily used for

About Rivasmine Products

Uses of Rivasmine Products

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

Rivasmine Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rivasmine are Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

How Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine Products

Expert advice for Rivasmine Products

  • You have been prescribed Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine Products

Frequently asked questions about Rivasmine Products

Frequently asked questions about Rivastigmine

Q. How long does Rivasmine take to work?
Rivasmine may take as long as 12 weeks to begin working. Response to the medicine differs from person to person. The clinical benefits of Rivasmine should be assessed regularly. If after 12 weeks of treatment the symptoms do not improve, Rivasmine should be stopped.
Q. How should Rivasmine be taken?
Always take the medicine as directed by your doctor. Usually Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine?
Yes, antacids can be taken while taking Rivasmine as they do not interfere with the working of Rivasmine. Moreover, Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine?
Taking more than the recommended doses of Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine, seek immediate medical attention.
Q. Does Rivasmine cause drowsiness?
Yes, Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine?
You should not stop or change the dose of Rivasmine 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 Rivasmine cause hallucinations?
Yes, Rivasmine can cause hallucinations. However, hallucinations are reported very rarely with the use of Rivasmine, which means they occur in very few people. It may usually occur shortly after dose increase.

Products for Rivasmine

Rivasmine 6mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Cipla Ltd
MRP
107.71
Not Available
Rivasmine 4.5mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Cipla Ltd
MRP
85
Not Available
Rivasmine 1.5mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Cipla Ltd
MRP
46.16
Not Available
Rivasmine 3mg Capsule
strip of 10 capsules
Cipla Ltd
MRP
65
Not Available

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