It is primarily used to treat prostate cancer.
However, your doctor may also prescribe Exelon for other conditions if found appropriate.
How to use Exelon
The ideal way to use Exelon is to follow the instructions of your doctor. An alternative way is to check the medicine label for dosage instructions which is ideally 2 capsules 3 times a day at 8 – hour difference.
Preferably, Exelon should be taken at the same time each day to help maintain a regular routine for taking it.
You must not stop taking Exelon without consulting your doctor even if you attain relief after a short while post starting treatment.
It is important that you maintain a strict schedule for taking Exelon to ensure that you do not miss any doses. But if you do, then you may take it as soon as you remember provided that you space out the next dosage accordingly.
On the other hand, if it is almost time for the next dose, then omit this dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never consume two doses to compensate for a missed dosage.
Store Exelon between at room temperature. Ensure that you protect it from direct exposure to heat/moisture/light and from the reach of children and pets.
A Exelon overdose may have certain adverse symptoms like breast tissue swelling and tenderness which may require immediate medical attention. So please contact your doctor immediately if you suspect that the patient has overdosed on Exelon.
Consult your doctor before using Exelon if you have conditions like severe liver disease.
Do not use Exelon if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it (read medicine label if unsure).
Do not use this drug if you are a female
If you are pregnant or have plans for a pregnancy, then consult your doctor before using Exelon as Exelon may harm your fetus.
If you are breast feeding then please maintain caution as it is unknown whether Exelon is passed into the breast milk. So please consult your doctor prior to using it.
Exelon can interact with certain medicines like laxatives.. So, you must inform your doctor if you are taking
You may be required to undergo certain lab tests including while taking Exelon. These tests are prescribed to monitor the progress as well as the severity of side effects. Please do not miss any lab appointments.
Please remember that Exelon does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases like HIV or against an unwanted pregnancy.