Marketed under the trade name Exelon, a parasympathomimetic or cholinergic agent in treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's-type dementia and Parkinson's-type dementia. Administered orally, or with a transdermal patch which reduces side effects which typically include nausea and vomiting.

RIVASTIGMINE: "Rivastigmine can be helpful in treating Alzheimer's disease."
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