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Exelon - Why is this medication so expensive $900/mo. my husband cant take it because of the cost?

Posted 7 Feb 2018 by grammadi58 0 answers

So unfair. Dont you pharmaceutical companies realize what the patient and caregiver are going through with just this horrible, incurable disease? Patients should come first. Weve lost that in medicine. What a shame.

I have a 73 yr old client who was put on exelon patch 4.6 q 24 approximately 3 weeks ago?

Posted 7 Sep 2017 by Angiecci33 1 answer

He has Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, his neurologist said it would help with his agitation, but his agitation has actually increased. But the neurologist said to give it 4 weeks to see full effect. Should I call now or wait? Should I be worried?

Weight loss vs patch strength?

Posted 9 Dec 2015 by salsaredchic 0 answers

I am thinking that an Exelon rep once did an inservice and said that there are weight limits on Exelon patch Could you help me with this? I have a patient with weight of 102# on Exelon 9.5 patch,

What is the "worst case senerio" should we decide to stop using the Exelon Patch?

Posted 23 May 2013 by Anne G 2 answers

My 80 year-old mother was diagnosed with Alzheimers approximately 4 years ago and the Dr prescribed the patch 2 1/2 years ago. It does not seem to be helping as it originally did. She continues to have urinary track infections, which is a common side effect for this patch, and Uti'S are also ...

Has anyone had their Exelon patch changed to the pill & experienced depression or other problems?

Posted 2 Mar 2011 by eg1 2 answers

My grandmother has been using the Exelon patch (4.6mg) for almost four years now. I just had to move her to a nursing home for (hopefully) short-term rehab after she cracked her knee cap. The nursing home is forcing us to use their treating physician and immediately upon her admission he made ...

Exelon for Narcolepsy?

Posted 19 Apr 2012 by Leslee_Lane 2 answers

I am 28 years old. I have narcolepsy. My doctor has me on Exelon with stimulants to help my symptoms. Has anyone else heard of this? I have been using it for eight months now at the 9.5 dose. Is this safe for me to be using? I have had good results from it. Although it has seemed to be less ...

Does the Exelon patch contain two medications combined for the treatment of Alzheimer?

Posted 11 Mar 2011 by san55hol 1 answer

I have been told that the Exelon patch is superior to Aricept because Exelon contains two components and Aricept has only one. Exelon is superior because is is a combination of two medications for Alzheimer

Exelon - when taking care of people with alzheimers, what are some good nursing teaching and?

Posted 27 Feb 2011 by karentalaga 1 answer

... interventions, i can add to my school paper, at least 4, thanks for helping

Exelon Patch - what illness is this designed for, will it slow down the illness?

Posted 6 Apr 2011 by mgroce 1 answer

I am 59. Exactly what will the medication do to help or slow down the progression of illness. How many years does one have when they start this medication before they are not able to functions at a typical level?

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