Exelon Patch May Complicate Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

Transdermal delivery systems or medicated patches such as the Exelon patch can require alternative anesthesia plans during surgery. Read and excerpt from the Anesthesa Patient Safety Foundation titled,

Rivastigmine (Exelon) Patch May Complicate Use of Nueromuscular Blocking Drugs, to find out how the Exelon patch can affect patients during surgical procedures when mixed with Nueromuscular Blocking Drugs (NBD).

Download the excerpt. 

(Photo courtesy of Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation article)