Serious and Rare Reactions to Exelon
Some side effects with Exelon, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
- Severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or weight loss
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- A dangerously slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Stomach ulcers or intestinal ulcers
- Difficulty passing urine
- Worsening of asthma
- A worsening of Parkinson's disease symptoms (in people taking the drug for Parkinson's dementia)
- Uncontrollable body movements or twitches
- Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
- Unexplained rash
- Swelling of the mouth or throat
- Difficulty breathing.
Less Common Exelon Side Effects
Rare Exelon side effects occurred in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by Exelon or something else. There is a good chance that these "side effects" could be completely unrelated to Exelon.
These less common side effects include but are not limited to:
- A dry mouth
- Increase salivation
- High cholesterol
- Decreased or increased sex drive
- Taste changes or loss of taste
- Loss of bladder control (urinary incontinence).