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Galantamine (Galanthamine) Summary

Description: A benzazepine derived from norbelladine. It is found in GALANTHUS and other AMARYLLIDACEAE. It is a cholinesterase inhibitor that has been used to reverse the muscular effects of GALLAMINE TRIETHIODIDE and TUBOCURARINE and has been studied as a treatment for ALZHEIMER DISEASE and other central nervous system disorders.

Also Known As: Galanthamine; Galantamin; Reminyl; Galanthamine Hydrobromide; Nivalin; Nivaline; Ortho-McNeil Neurologics Brand of Galantamine; Razadyne; Ortho McNeil Neurologics Brand of Galantamine; Lycoremine; 6H-Benzofuro(3a,3,2-ef)(2)benzazepin-6-ol, 4a,5,9,10,11,12-hexahydro-3-methoxy-11-methyl-

Networked: 686 relevant articles (87 outcomes, 184 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Galantamine is Relevant

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 58 outcomes 104 studies in 409 results
  2. Dementia (Dementias) : 15 outcomes 34 studies in 119 results
  3. Vascular Dementia (Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy) : 13 outcomes 17 studies in 42 results
  4. Bipolar Disorder (Mania) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results
  5. Neurobehavioral Manifestations : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Galantamine

  1. donepezil (Aricept)
  2. rivastigmine (Exelon)
  3. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)
  4. Memantine (Namenda)
  5. Acetylcholinesterase
  6. Cholinesterases (Cholinesterase)
  7. Galantamine (Galanthamine)
  8. Tacrine (Cognex)
  9. Nicotinic Receptors (Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor)
  10. Ginkgo biloba extract 761 (Rokan)
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Therapies Related to Galantamine

  1. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home)
  5. Transdermal Patch
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