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Tacrine

In the US, Tacrine (tacrine systemic) is a member of the drug class cholinesterase inhibitors.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06DA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000321-64-2

Chemical Formula

C13-H14-N2

Molecular Weight

198

Therapeutic Categories

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Antidote: Curare antagonist

Treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemical Name

9-Acridinamine, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-

Foreign Names

  • Tacrinum (Latin)
  • Tacrin (German)
  • Tacrine (French)
  • Tacrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tacrine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • THA (IS)

Brand Name

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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