cholinergic

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cholinergic

[¦kō·lə¦nər·jik]
(physiology)
Liberating, activated by, or resembling the physiologic action of acetylcholine.
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Combinations of memantine and cholinergic drugs have been found to have a synergistic effect that is especially helpful in treating AD.
In a similar fashion, cholinergic drugs evoke stiffness changes in samples of connective tissue (Motokawa, 1987), probably by acting on the same cells.
Examples of cognitive enhancement cholinergic drugs include the Alzheimer's drugs Galantamine, Donepezil, Rivastigmine, Tacrine and Meclofenoxate.