new Alzheimer's drug, Exelon (rivastigmine)
You'll be hearing a lot about the new Alzheimer's drug, Exelon (rivastigmine) from Novartis.
Exelon is a cholinesterase inhibitor...similar to Aricept.
These drugs offer modest benefits for patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's. They may slightly improve cognitive abilities and delay the need for nursing home placement.