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Reminyl (Galantamine Hydrobromide) - Summary

 
 



REMINYL SUMMARY

REMINYL® (galantamine hydrobromide) is a reversible, competitive acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.

REMINYL® (galantamine hydrobromide) is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type.


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Media Articles Related to Reminyl (Galantamine)

Inflammatory Changes in Very Early Alzheimer's Disease
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2016.04.27]
A new study investigates inflammatory changes which occur very early in the pathogenesis of familial Alzheimer disease. What potential significance might they have for future therapy or prevention?
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New understanding of key enzymes could help to develop new drugs to treat diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's Disease
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2016.04.25]
New knowledge about the mechanism of specific protein complexes in the body could help in the development of better drugs for the treatment of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's, according to...

First diagnosed case of Alzheimer's disease in HIV-positive individual reported
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2016.04.18]
Georgetown University researchers are reporting the first case of Alzheimer's disease diagnosed in an HIV-positive individual.

Alzheimer's Disease and Sundowning: A Caregivers' Challenge
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease and Sundowning: A Caregivers' Challenge
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 9/5/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gum Disease Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Gum Disease Specialty [2016.03.14]
Title: Gum Disease Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 3/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Published Studies Related to Reminyl (Galantamine)

Efficacy and safety of donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine, and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [2014]
rivastigmine, and memantine for the treatment of AD... CONCLUSIONS: Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine are able to stabilize or

The prediction of response to galantamine treatment in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. [2014]
The prediction of efficacy in long-term treatment of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs) is a major clinical issue, although no consistently strong predictive factors have emerged thus far... Patients who show improvement of episodic memory function during the first 4 weeks of galantamine administration may be likely to particularly benefit from galantamine treatment.

Long-term response to galantamine in relation to short-term efficacy data: pooled analysis in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. [2011.03]
BACKGROUND: This analysis aimed to identify an operational, clinically relevant definition of response achieved in short-term clinical trials to support the identification of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) who would benefit most from long-term galantamine therapy... CONCLUSIONS: Patients who demonstrate improvement, stability, or limited cognitive decline 2-5 months after reaching maintenance doses of galantamine are more likely to experience continued benefit from long-term galantamine therapy.

Galantamine improves sustained attention in chronic cocaine users. [2011.02]
Chronic cocaine users are known to have cognitive deficits that are predictive of poor treatment response. Whether these deficits improve with medications targeting specific cognitive functions has not been examined in previous studies.

Galantamine augmentation of long-acting injectable risperidone for cognitive impairments in chronic schizophrenia. [2011.02]
CONCLUSION: Galantamine showed no ameliorative effects on cognitive measures in this 6month, double-blind study of patients with schizophrenia treated with an assured and stable antipsychotic medication delivery system. Galantamine may not be an appropriate augmentation agent for cognitive impairments in patients with schizophrenia at the dose used. Copyright (c) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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Clinical Trials Related to Reminyl (Galantamine)

Bioequivalence Study of Galantamine 4 mg Tablet and Reminyl Following a 4 mg Dose in Healthy Subjects Under Fed Conditions [Completed]
The objective of this study was to compare the rate and extent of absorption of Purepac, a subsidiary of Alpharma Inc., U. S.A., galantamine and Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, L. P., U. S.A. (Reminyl),galantamine, administered as a 1 x 4 mg tablet, under fed conditions.

Bioequivalence Study of Galantamine 4 mg Tablet and Reminyl Following a 4 mg Dose in Healthy Subjects Under Fasting Conditions [Completed]
The objective of this study was to compare the rate and extent of absorption of Purepac, a subsidiary of Alpharma Inc., U. S.A., galantamine and Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, L. P., U. S.A. (Reminyl),galantamine, administered as a 1 x 4 mg tablet, under fasting conditions.

Galantamine Bioequivalence Study of Dr. Reddy's Under Fasting Condition [Completed]

Galantamine Bioequivalence Study of Dr. Reddy's Under Fed Condition [Completed]

A Study to Show That the Change of Attention Measure is Correlated With the Changes of Caregiver's Burden After Treatment With Galantamine in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease [Completed]
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the change of attention measure is correlated with the changes of caregiver's burden after treatment with galantamine.

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