Tacrine is a centrally acting anticholinesterase and indirect cholinergic agonist (
parasympathomimetic). It was the first centrally acting cholinesterase inhibitor ...
Easy to read patient leaflet for tacrine. Includes indications, proper use, special
instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Tacrine is postulated to exert its therapeutic effect by enhancing cholinergic
function. This is accomplished by increasing the concentration of acetylcholine at
Pictures of Cognex (Tacrine), drug imprint information, side effects for the patient.
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 alleged success of tacrine in the treatment of these symptoms has been
heralded as confirmation of the cholinergic theory of Alzheimer's disease.
Overview. Name: Tacrine Synonyms: Cognex™ Chemical Name: 1,2,3,4-
tetrahydro-9-acridinamine monohydrochloride monohydrate. Therapy Type:
Tacrine hydrochloride is a cholinesterase inhibitor that crosses the blood-brain
barrier. Tacrine has been used to counter the effects of muscle relaxants, as a ...
J Alzheimers Dis. 2006;9(3 Suppl):439-45. Tacrine, and Alzheimer's treatments.
Summers WK(1). Author information: (1)ALZcorp, 6000 Uptown Blvd Suite 308, ...
Tacrine is currently the only treatment approved for use in Alzheimer's disease.
There is, however, considerable debate over its effectiveness due to conflicting ...