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If you take certain medications while you are using the Exelon Patch, interactions may occur that could increase your risk of side effects or decrease the effectiveness of the medications. Some of the medications that may cause negative drug interactions with the Exelon Patch include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cholinergic medicines, and anticholinergic drugs.

Exelon Patch Interactions: An Overview

The Exelon® Patch (rivastigmine patch) can potentially interact with numerous other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to Exelon Patch interactions include:
  • Anticholinergic drugs, such as:
  • Cholinergic medications (including other acetylcholinesterase inhibitors), such as:
    • Ambenonium (Mytelase®)
    • Donepezil (Aricept®)
    • Bethanechol (Urecholine®)
    • Edrophonium (Enlon®, Reversol®)
    • Guanidine
    • Methacholine (Provocholine®)
    • Succinylcholine (Anectine®, Quelicin®)
    • Tacrine (Cognex®)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:
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