Razadyne ER is approved for the treatment of mild to moderate confusion related to Alzheimer's disease. It is composed as an extended release tablet form for oral consumption. It contains the main active ingredient, Galantamine Hydrobromide. This medication is manufactured by one of the leading pharmaceutical companies, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, LLC. It is made available in a dosage of 8 mg.
Manufacturer: Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, LLC
Active Ingredient: Active component Galantamine Hydrobromide in the medication found in galanthus and other amaryllidaceae. This active ingredient is a cholinesterase inhibitor that used to reverse the muscular effects of gallamine triethiodide and tubocurarine. It is used as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease and other central nervous system disorders.
The component shows neurocognitive-enhancing activities. It inhibits acetylcholinesterase so as to promote the concentration and enhance the action of acetylcholine. Additionally, the component is a ligand for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors that may increase the presynaptic release of Ach and activate postsynaptic receptors.
Indications: This mentioned medicine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. It is not recommended to cure Alzheimer's disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to perform daily activities. Razadyne ER restores the balance of certain natural substances like neurotransmitters in the brain.
Action Mechanism: The active component in this medication is a cholinesterase inhibitor that reverses the muscular effects of gallamine triethiodide and tubocurarine. It can be used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other central nervous system disorders.
Razadyne ER inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase, the enzyme that destructs acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in the brain nerve cells use to communicate with one another. Decreased levels of acetylcholine in the brain is responsible for some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. This medication increases the concentration of acetylcholine in the brain that improves thinking.
Dosages: This medicine is available in the following dosage:
- 8 mg: It is available as an extended-release tablet should be taken with food once a day in the morning with breakfast or as directed by the doctor
Note: Consult the doctor before consuming this medicine in case of having severe liver disease, severe kidney disease.