Definitions for galantamine
An alkaloid, obtained synthetically or from various plants, used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and various memory impairments.
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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.