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Alzheimer's Medication Delivered Through a Patch

The Alzheimer's drug, Exelon, has been in the news lately, because of its delivery system. They are giving Exelon via a skin patch. It's also being considered for Parkinson's patients. If you'd like to read more, you can go to my post on Our Alzheimer's .

Titled "Exelon Skin Patch? Delivering Alzheimer's Drugs Through Patches Can Benefit Elders," it begins:

" On Monday, Novartis, a pharmaceutical giant, received U.S. approval for the Exelon Patch, which delivers a treatment for Alzheimer's disease through a skin patch, instead of through pill or capsule form. A press release stated that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had also approved the patch for treating mild to moderate Parkinson's disease dementia."

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