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Galantamine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugGalantamine is an Anti-Alzheimer and Anti-Parkinsonism Drugs
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Galantamine is used to treat the symptoms of mild to moderate
1. Alzheimer’s disease
2. Dementia syndrome
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms1. TABLETS
2. CAPSULES
3. ORAL SOLUTION
Dose 
Contraindications 1. Hypersensitivity to galantamine
2. severe kidney and liver problems
3. Pregnancy
4. Lactating mothers
5. Children.
Precautions 1. Patients with asthma or lung disease
2. Epilepsy
3. Stomach ulcer
5. Take plenty of fluids during treatment.
Adverse Effects 1. Diarrhoea
2. Nausea
3. Anorexia and weight loss,
4. Chest pain or shortness of breath.
Pregnancy Category B

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