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Exelon Medication for Mild Alzheimer's Disease?


Exelon medication: What is it prescribed for?

EXELON 1.5 ExelonExelon medication is usually prescribed for patients with mild to moderate levels of Alzheimer's disease, or individuals who are described as being in the early to middle stages. Exelon medication is believed to assist with the physical changes that occur as a result of this disease. Physical changes occur in the brains of individuals with Alzheimer's disease, which cause interference in their normal thinking processes. It is believed that this medication only temporarily improves brain functioning, but does not halt the progress of the underlying disease process. As Alzheimer's disease progresses most individuals seem to feel less of the benefits from the Exelon medication.

Exelon medication: What else do I need to know?  

You may have to show some patience when taking this Alzheimer's medication. In most cases, the full benefits may take up to 12 weeks to appear.

When should this Alzheimer's medication not be prescribed?

This medication should never be prescribed if it is believed that it will or has ever caused an allergic reaction.

Exelon Medication: How should it be taken?

This drug should be taken with food in the morning and evening. You should never take two doses of this medication. If you forget to take this drug you should try to get back into your routine as soon as possible without doubling the dosage. It is best to store the Exelon medication at room temperature.


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Additional Information and webpage by Paul Susic MA Licensed Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate                                      

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