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Exelon (Rivastigmine) - Convulsion - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Convulsion ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Exelon (Rivastigmine) where reactions include convulsion. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-27

Patient: male, weighing 75.0 kg (165.0 pounds)

Reactions: Defaecation Urgency, Vomiting, Coma, Cerebrovascular Accident, Asphyxia, Aggression, Convulsion, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Lyrica; Aloin; Risperidone



Possible Exelon side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Spain on 2012-08-07

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Hypotonia, Drug Interaction, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Atorvastatin Calcium

Diltiazem Hydrochloride
    Indication: Angina Pectoris

Exelon
    Dosage: 9.5 mg, once patch daily

Omeprazole



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-07-20

Patient: female, weighing 54.0 kg (118.8 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Vomiting, Headache, Cerebrovascular Accident, Convulsion, Loss of Consciousness, Cerebral Ischaemia, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Alendronate Sodium; Clonazepam; Seroquel; Aspirin; Methotrexate; Etanercept; OS-CAL D



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-07-13

Patient: male, weighing 66.0 kg (145.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, General Physical Health Deterioration, Memory Impairment, Depression, Arrhythmia, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diovan
    Dosage: 2 df (one tab of 160 mg in the morning and one tab of 80 mg at night),

Exelon
    Dosage: 4.6 mg (9mg/5cm2) per day
    Indication: Memory Impairment

Exelon
    Dosage: 9.5 mg (18mg/10cm2) per day



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-06-29

Patient: female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Suffocation Feeling, Choking, Mastication Disorder, Laryngeal Oedema, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 9.5 mg/24 hours (18mg/10cm2)

Exelon
    Dosage: 4.6 mg/24 hours (9mg/5cm2)
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type

Other drugs received by patient: Somalgin; Metformin Hydrochloride; Concor; Plavix; Venlafaxine Hydrocholride; Losartan Potassium



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-06-25

Patient: male, weighing 62.0 kg (136.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Dementia Alzheimer's Type, Dehydration, Cardiac Arrest, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 4.6 mg, daily
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Exelon
    Dosage: 9.5 mg, daily

Other drugs received by patient: Memantine Hydrochloride; Pramipexole Dihydrochloride; Risperidone



Possible Exelon side effects in 78 year old male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-15

Patient: 78 year old male

Reactions: Epilepsy, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Famotidine; Selbex



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-06-05

Patient: female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Suffocation Feeling, Choking, Mastication Disorder, Laryngeal Oedema, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 4.6 mg, qd
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type

Exelon
    Dosage: 9.5 mg, qd

Other drugs received by patient: Bisoprolol Fumarate; Metformin Hydrochloride; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride; Losartan Potassium; Plavix; Somalgin



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Nightmare, Anger, Amnesia, Cerebrovascular Accident, Feeling Abnormal, Convulsion, Crying

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-05-08

Patient: female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Vomiting, Body Temperature Increased, Application Site Rash, Application Site Pruritus, Loss of Consciousness, Cerebellar Atrophy, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Dementia Alzheimer's Type, Blood Pressure Decreased, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 13.5 mg, daily
    Start date: 2012-01-12
    End date: 2012-02-23

Exelon
    Dosage: 4.5 mg, daily
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-12-15
    End date: 2011-12-22

Exelon
    Dosage: 9 mg, daily
    Start date: 2011-12-23
    End date: 2012-01-11

Exelon
    Dosage: 18 mg, daily
    Start date: 2012-02-23
    End date: 2012-04-03

Yokukan-SAN
    Dosage: 5 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2012-02-15
    End date: 2012-03-21

Other drugs received by patient: Magmitt Kenei; Memantine Hydrochloride; Gramalil; Famotidine; Lipitor; Adenosine



Possible Exelon side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-04-19

Patient: 65 year old female

Reactions: Vomiting, Loss of Consciousness, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Memantine Hydrochloride; Gramalil



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-04-13

Patient: female, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Weight Decreased, Femur Fracture, Dysphagia, Disorientation, Fall, Tremor, Convulsion, Arthralgia, Blood Potassium Decreased, Memory Impairment, Head Titubation, Hypersomnia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 9.6 mg, 18mg/10 cm2 1 adhesive daily
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type

Exelon
    Dosage: 13 mg, 27/15 cm2 1 adhesive daily

Other drugs received by patient: Citalopram Hydrobromide



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-30

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-30

Patient: 82 year old male

Reactions: Syncope, Nausea, Dizziness, Lethargy, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Promethazine; Synthroid; Fludrocortisone Acetate; Aspirin; Fish OIL (Fish Oil); Simvastatin; Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Ergocalciferol, Nicotinamide, Retinol, Ribofl



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Australia on 2012-03-23

Patient: female

Reactions: Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Venezuela on 2012-03-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Myoclonus, Incorrect Drug Administration Duration, Apnoea, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Trileptal; Memantine Hydrochloride; Quetiapine; Norvasc; Neurontin; Hydrochlorothiazide



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Mexico on 2012-03-13

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Mexico on 2012-02-28

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in 88 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Russian Federation on 2012-02-24

Patient: 88 year old male

Reactions: Urinary Retention, Delirium, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in 92 year old male

Reported by a physician from Peru on 2012-02-07

Patient: 92 year old male

Reactions: Medical Device Complication, Hypokinesia, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Convulsion, Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon

Other drugs received by patient: Ranitidine



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-01-31

Patient: male, weighing 90.0 kg (198.0 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Depressive Symptom, Renal Failure, Malaise, Depressed Mood, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-12-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Tooth Loss, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-23

Patient: male, weighing 74.8 kg (164.7 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Tooth Loss, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon



Possible Exelon side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-11-28

Patient: male

Reactions: Blood Pressure Increased, Pneumonia Aspiration, Vomiting, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Miosis, Depressed Level of Consciousness, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Exelon
    Dosage: 4.5 mg, daily
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-09-15
    End date: 2011-09-16

Exelon
    Dosage: 4.5 mg, daily
    Start date: 2011-09-22
    End date: 2011-09-27

Other drugs received by patient: Flunitrazepam; Seroquel

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