Rivera 1.5 Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Rivastigmine (1.5 mg)
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Rivera 1.5 Capsule Information

Rivera 1.5 Capsule is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease. Secondary and off-label uses of Rivera 1.5 Capsule have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Rivera 1.5 Capsule is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Rivera 1.5 Capsule include Fainting, Indigestion. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Rivera 1.5 Capsule as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Rivera 1.5 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Rivera 1.5 Capsule is Safe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Rivera 1.5 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Rivera 1.5 Capsule related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) must refrain from the use of Rivera 1.5 Capsule since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Rivera 1.5 Capsule have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Rivera 1.5 Capsule with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Rivera 1.5 Capsule is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Rivera 1.5 Capsule Benefits & Uses

Rivera 1.5 Capsule is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Rivera 1.5 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Alzheimer's Disease
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose may gradually increase up to 6 mg, BID
Geriatric
  • Disease: Alzheimer's Disease
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose may gradually increase up to 6 mg, BID


Rivera 1.5 Capsule Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Rivera 1.5 Capsule is used -

Moderate

  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations

Mild

Common

Rivera 1.5 Capsule Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Rivera 1.5 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Rivera without worrying about any side effects.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Rivera 1.5 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Rivera on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Rivera 1.5 Capsule on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Rivera on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Rivera 1.5 Capsule on the Liver?


    Rivera is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Rivera 1.5 Capsule on the Heart?


    You can take Rivera without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Rivera 1.5 Capsule with Other Drugs

Rivera 1.5 Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate



Rivera 1.5 Capsule Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Rivera 1.5 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Rivera 1.5 Capsule

  • Is this Rivera 1.5 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Rivera 1.5 Capsule.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Rivera 1.5 Capsule, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Rivera 1.5 Capsule can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Rivera 1.5 Capsule is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, Rivera 1.5 Capsule is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

Rivera 1.5 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Rivera 1.5 Capsule


    Taking Rivera 1.5 Capsule with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Rivera 1.5 Capsule


    Taking Rivera 1.5 Capsule with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Exelon® (rivastigmine tartrate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 108

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1110-1112



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