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Tacrine (Cognex) Summary

Description: A cholinesterase inhibitor that crosses the blood-brain barrier. Tacrine has been used to counter the effects of muscle relaxants, as a respiratory stimulant, and in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other central nervous system disorders.

Also Known As: Cognex; 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-9-acridinamine; 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroaminoacridine; 9-Amino-1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroacridine; Horizon Brand of Tacrine Hydrochloride Show All >>

Networked: 566 relevant articles (59 outcomes, 103 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Tacrine is Relevant

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 43 outcomes 74 studies in 403 results
  2. Dementia (Dementias) : 5 outcomes 16 studies in 63 results
  3. Tremor (Tremors) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results
  4. Memory Disorders (Memory Loss) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 26 results
  5. Amnesia (Dissociative Amnesia) : 3 outcomes in 16 results
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Drugs Related to Tacrine

  1. donepezil (Aricept)
  2. Acetylcholinesterase
  3. rivastigmine (Exelon)
  4. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)
  5. Cholinesterases (Cholinesterase)
  6. Physostigmine
  7. amiridine (ipidacrine)
  8. huperzine A
  9. 1,7- N- heptylene- bis- 9,9'- amino- 1,2,3,4- tetrahydroacridine
  10. Galantamine (Galanthamine)
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Therapies Related to Tacrine

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
  3. Investigational Therapies (Experimental Therapy)
  4. Kampo Medicine (Kampo)
  5. Communication Aids for Disabled (TDD)
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