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Exelon Patch Drug Description
Exelon® Patch
(rivastigmine) Transdermal System
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rivastigmine transdermal (Exelon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using rivastigmine transdermal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss;
black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds;
restless muscle movements in your eyes,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Exelon Patch »




Exelon Patch (rivastigmine transdermal system) is a reversible cholinesterase
inhibitor and is known chemically as (S)- 3-[1-(dimethylamino) ethyl]phenyl
ethylmethylcarbamate. It has an empirical formula of C14H22N2O2
as the base and a molecular weight of 250.34 (as the base). Rivastigmine is
a viscous, clear, and colorless to yellow to very slightly brown liquid that
is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in ethanol, acetonitrile, n-octanol
and ethyl acetate.
The distribution coefficient at 37°C in n-octanol/phosphate
buffer solution pH 7 is 4.27.








Exelon Patch is for transdermal
administration. The patch comprises a four-layer laminate containing the
backing layer, drug matrix, adhesive matrix and overlapping release liner. The release
liner is removed and discarded prior to use. See Figure 1 for a detailed illustration.
Figure 1: Cross Section of the Patch







Excipients within the
formulation include acrylic copolymer, poly(butylmethacrylate,
methylmethacrylate), silicone adhesive applied to a flexible polymer backing film, silicone oil, and vitamin E.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2009




Exelon Patch Drug Description
Exelon® Patch
(rivastigmine) Transdermal System
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rivastigmine transdermal (Exelon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using rivastigmine transdermal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss;
black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds;
restless muscle movements in your eyes,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Exelon Patch »




Exelon Patch (rivastigmine transdermal system) is a reversible cholinesterase
inhibitor and is known chemically as (S)- 3-[1-(dimethylamino) ethyl]phenyl
ethylmethylcarbamate. It has an empirical formula of C14H22N2O2
as the base and a molecular weight of 250.34 (as the base). Rivastigmine is
a viscous, clear, and colorless to yellow to very slightly brown liquid that
is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in ethanol, acetonitrile, n-octanol
and ethyl acetate.
The distribution coefficient at 37°C in n-octanol/phosphate
buffer solution pH 7 is 4.27.








Exelon Patch is for transdermal
administration. The patch comprises a four-layer laminate containing the
backing layer, drug matrix, adhesive matrix and overlapping release liner. The release
liner is removed and discarded prior to use. See Figure 1 for a detailed illustration.
Figure 1: Cross Section of the Patch







Excipients within the
formulation include acrylic copolymer, poly(butylmethacrylate,
methylmethacrylate), silicone adhesive applied to a flexible polymer backing film, silicone oil, and vitamin E.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2009




Exelon Patch Drug Description
Exelon® Patch
(rivastigmine) Transdermal System
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rivastigmine transdermal (Exelon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using rivastigmine transdermal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss;
black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds;
restless muscle movements in your eyes,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Exelon Patch »




Exelon Patch (rivastigmine transdermal system) is a reversible cholinesterase
inhibitor and is known chemically as (S)- 3-[1-(dimethylamino) ethyl]phenyl
ethylmethylcarbamate. It has an empirical formula of C14H22N2O2
as the base and a molecular weight of 250.34 (as the base). Rivastigmine is
a viscous, clear, and colorless to yellow to very slightly brown liquid that
is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in ethanol, acetonitrile, n-octanol
and ethyl acetate.
The distribution coefficient at 37°C in n-octanol/phosphate
buffer solution pH 7 is 4.27.








Exelon Patch is for transdermal
administration. The patch comprises a four-layer laminate containing the
backing layer, drug matrix, adhesive matrix and overlapping release liner. The release
liner is removed and discarded prior to use. See Figure 1 for a detailed illustration.
Figure 1: Cross Section of the Patch







Excipients within the
formulation include acrylic copolymer, poly(butylmethacrylate,
methylmethacrylate), silicone adhesive applied to a flexible polymer backing film, silicone oil, and vitamin E.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2009




Exelon Patch Drug Description
Exelon® Patch
(rivastigmine) Transdermal System
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rivastigmine transdermal (Exelon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using rivastigmine transdermal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss;
black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds;
restless muscle movements in your eyes,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Exelon Patch »




Exelon Patch (rivastigmine transdermal system) is a reversible cholinesterase
inhibitor and is known chemically as (S)- 3-[1-(dimethylamino) ethyl]phenyl
ethylmethylcarbamate. It has an empirical formula of C14H22N2O2
as the base and a molecular weight of 250.34 (as the base). Rivastigmine is
a viscous, clear, and colorless to yellow to very slightly brown liquid that
is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in ethanol, acetonitrile, n-octanol
and ethyl acetate.
The distribution coefficient at 37°C in n-octanol/phosphate
buffer solution pH 7 is 4.27.








Exelon Patch is for transdermal
administration. The patch comprises a four-layer laminate containing the
backing layer, drug matrix, adhesive matrix and overlapping release liner. The release
liner is removed and discarded prior to use. See Figure 1 for a detailed illustration.
Figure 1: Cross Section of the Patch







Excipients within the
formulation include acrylic copolymer, poly(butylmethacrylate,
methylmethacrylate), silicone adhesive applied to a flexible polymer backing film, silicone oil, and vitamin E.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2009




Exelon Patch Drug Description
Exelon® Patch
(rivastigmine) Transdermal System
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rivastigmine transdermal (Exelon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using rivastigmine transdermal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss;
black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like blood or coffee grounds;
restless muscle movements in your eyes,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Exelon Patch »




Exelon Patch (rivastigmine transdermal system) is a reversible cholinesterase
inhibitor and is known chemically as (S)- 3-[1-(dimethylamino) ethyl]phenyl
ethylmethylcarbamate. It has an empirical formula of C14H22N2O2
as the base and a molecular weight of 250.34 (as the base). Rivastigmine is
a viscous, clear, and colorless to yellow to very slightly brown liquid that
is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in ethanol, acetonitrile, n-octanol
and ethyl acetate.
The distribution coefficient at 37°C in n-octanol/phosphate
buffer solution pH 7 is 4.27.








Exelon Patch is for transdermal
administration. The patch comprises a four-layer laminate containing the
backing layer, drug matrix, adhesive matrix and overlapping release liner. The release
liner is removed and discarded prior to use. See Figure 1 for a detailed illustration.
Figure 1: Cross Section of the Patch







Excipients within the
formulation include acrylic copolymer, poly(butylmethacrylate,
methylmethacrylate), silicone adhesive applied to a flexible polymer backing film, silicone oil, and vitamin E.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/1/2009





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