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Galamer 4Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Galantamine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Galamer 4Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of mild to moderate vascular dementia which includes symptoms such as impairment of memory or judgment, changes in personality, abstract thinking in patients with Alzheimer disease. Galamer 4Mg Tablet is a cholinesterase inhibitor which means that it works by increasing the production of a certain substance which is acetylcholine in the brain, which helps reduce symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer disease. It should not be administered to patients with you have severe liver or kidney problems.

The side effects include headache, diarrhea, dizziness, sudden loss of appetite, mild stomach pain or upset, indigestion, nausea, tiredness, trouble sleeping, vomiting, weight loss. When you begin your Galamer 4Mg Tablet treatment, the doctor will increase your dosage slowly over the course of several months. This will help decrease the risk of certain negative side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Severe skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis could also happen. This can cause serious health problems that may not go away and sometimes may lead to death. It is advised to get medical help immediately if you see signs like red, blistered, swollen, or peeling skin sometimes with or without a fever, red or irritated eyes, or sores in your mouth, throat, nose, or eyes.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking Galantamine with alcohol can make you feel sleepy
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Galamer od 4mg 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Galamer 4Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Galantamine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Galamer 4Mg Tablet is a reversible, competitive inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase. It reversibly inhibits acetylcholinesterase, preventing hydrolysis of acetylcholine causing an increase in acetylcholine concentration synapses. It also allosterically binds to nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and is considered to facilitate agonists at these receptors.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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