Exelon Patch is available in 3 different doses, including our highest dosage—the 13.3 mg/24 hours patch. Ask the doctor about which dose is right for your loved one.
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A free 30-day trial voucher and a savings card are two convenient ways to save on the cost of Exelon Patch for your loved one.
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There were the notes that were slipped into your lunchbox. Or under your pillow. But now that your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, the notes, and the caregiving, are coming from you. Exelon Patch is the first and only skin patch approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Exelon Patch has three treatment options for your loved one, including our highest dosage available—the 13.3 mg/24 hours patch. Exelon Patch releases medication continuously for 24 hours, and may improve overall function and cognition. If the starting dose of 4.6 mg/24 hours is well-tolerated after 4 weeks, ask the doctor if introducing the effective dose of 9.5 mg/24 hours is right for your loved one. When greater benefit is needed while on the 9.5 mg/24 hours patch and if still well tolerated for 4 weeks, your loved one's doctor may prescribe the maximum effective dose of 13.3 mg/24 hours.
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EXELON PATCH can also cause serious stomach side effects, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, decreased appetite, weight loss, and bleeding in your stomach (ulcers). Dehydration may result from prolonged vomiting or diarrhea and can be associated with serious outcomes. Some people have had a serious skin reaction called allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) when using EXELON PATCH. Stop using EXELON PATCH and call your health care provider right away if you experience reactions that spread beyond the patch size, are intense in nature, and do not improve within 48 hours after the patch is removed. Symptoms of ACD may be intense and include itching, redness, swelling, warmth or tenderness of the skin, or peeling or blistering of the skin, which may ooze, drain, or crust over. The incidence and severity of these reactions are dose related. For this reason, treatment should be initiated with EXELON PATCH at a dose of 4.6 mg/24 hours and titrated to a dose of 9.5 mg/24 hours, and then 13.3 mg/24 hours, if appropriate. If you have not taken EXELON PATCH for more than 3 days, do not start taking it again until you have talked with a doctor.
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