The results of these analyses found that long-term treatment with galantamine
was associated with a 27% relative risk reduction for institutionalisation for each additional year of galantamine
Cholinesterase inhibitors are a class of drugs that include donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine
hydrobromide was used as inhibitor of the enzymes.
is approved for patients with mild to moderate AD.
Until now, galantamine
has been extracted from snowdrops grown in Bulgaria and China.
, originally extracted from wild snowdrops, has been used for the alleviation of neuromuscular ailments, such as neuritis and neuralgia, and can be used in the treatment of Alzheimer''s disease.
Peters of Charite University Hospital Berlin, presented the results of a trial of a combination of galantamine
and memantine, compared with galantamine
alone, in 233 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's.
There is wide variation across England in who gets cholinesterase inhibitors, such as donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine
, it showed.
Generics (UK) had been appealing against a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency refusal to allow it to manufacture a generic of the medicine galantamine
A very common treatment for Alzheimer's disease is an acetylcholine esterase inhibitor such as galantamine
(Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and donepezil (Aricept).
is an FDA-approved drug doctors use to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
The drugs in the acetylcholinesterase class are tacrine (Cognex), donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine (Exelon), and galantamine