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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.

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.

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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The galantamine content of Amaryllidaceae plants was investigated using different high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods.
Detecting the neurogenesis effect of erythropoietin and galantamine in the dentate gyrus and spatial memory in Alzheimer's experimental rat model.
He just called it the Black Mountain effect, where daffodils grown above 1,000 feet produce a lot more galantamine than daffodils grown anywhere else."
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(a) Chlorpromazine, (b) Memantine, (c) Iloperidone, (d) Galantamine, (e) Haloperidol, (f) Clozapine, (g) Modafinil, and (h) Lamictal.
The Mayo Clinic offers extensive information on products containing galantamine, US brand name Razadyne, Razadyne ER, Razadyne IR, with warnings of interactions with other medications.
The galantamine (Gala) group was treated with Scop (1 mg/kg) and galantamine (2 mg/kg) (Gould and Feiro 2005).
Galantamine (GAL) is a competitive and reversible cholinesterase inhibitor that is used in the management of Alzheimer's disease and other conditions involving memory impairment (9,10).
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) recommends the drugs donepezil, galantamine and rivastigmine for managing mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
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For the irreversible types including Alzheimer's, vascular and Lewy-body dementia there are four common medications used: Donepezil (Aricept), Rivastigimine (Exelon), Memantine (Ebixa) and Galantamine (Reminyl).