Tacrine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugTacrine is an Anti-Alzheimer and Anti-Parkinsonism Drugs
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Tacrine is used for
1. Mild to moderate Alzheimer’s type of
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms CAPSULES
Contraindications1. Hepatic impairment
2. Hyperbilirubinaemia
3. Bradycardia
4. Bronchial asthma
5. Seizures
6. Gastrointestinal obstruction
Precautions1. Haematological disorders
2. Pregnancy
3. Lactation
Adverse Effects1. Hepatotoxicity
2. Cholinergic side effects.
Pregnancy Category C

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