Memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease occurs due to disturbances of signal transmission in the brain. Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) involved in transmmission of nerve signals. This improves memory and thinking.
In Depth Information on Galamer Tablet
Expert advice for Galamer Tablet
You have been prescribed Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet to slow the progression of alzheimer's disease and treat dementia in parkinson's disease.
It does not cure alzheimer's, but may help with brain function and doing daily activities.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
It may cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet.
Monitor your body weight regularly as both Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet and alzheimer's disease can cause weight loss.
Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet affects you.
Inform your doctor if you develop muscle tremors, especially if you have parkinson’s disease.
Galamer Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Galamer Tablet
Taking Galantamine with alcohol can make you feel sleepy
Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Galamer OD 8 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Galamer is a safe and effective drug if used according to the prescribed dosage for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia in Alzheimer's disease
Q. Is Galamer a psychotropic drug?
Galamer is a psychotropic drug used in the treatment of dementia associated with alzheimer's disease
Q. Is Galamer the same as Aricept?
Galamer and Aricept (donepezil) are not the same. They however belong to the same class of drugs called ‘cholinesterase inhibitors' used in the treatment of dementia associated with alzheimer's disease.