Rivastigmine is used in the treatment of dementia which is associated with Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease.
How it Works
Rivastigmine works by increasing the level of a natural chemical called acetylcholine in the body. Acetylcholine is a chemical which allows nerve cells in the brain to communicate with each other, it is known that people with dementia have low levels of acetylcholine. The symptoms of dementia can be improved by increasing the levels of acetylcholine by using the treatment of Rivastigmine .
Common Side effects
Patients who take Rivastigmine may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Headache, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia