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galantamine

 [gah-lan´tah-mēn]
a reversible competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase used as the hydrobromide salt in the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, administered orally.
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galantamine

(gə-lăn′tə-mēn′)
n.
A drug, C17H21NO3, originally derived from the bulbs of snowdrops and other plants, that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used in its hydrobromide form to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's disease.
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galantamine

An ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE inhibitor drug used in Alzheimer's disease to increase the amount of ACETYLCHOLINE available for nerve transmission. A brand name is REMINYL.
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