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In the US, Galantamine (galantamine systemic) is a member of the drug class cholinesterase inhibitors and is used to treat Alzheimer's Disease.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Galantaminum (Latin)
  • Galantamin (German)
  • Galantamine (French)
  • Galantamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Galantamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Galantamine (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN)
  • 4-27-00-02184 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 0093736 (IS)
  • Galanthamine (IS)
  • Jilkon (IS)
  • Lycoremin (IS)
  • Lycoremine (IS)
  • NSC 100058 (IS)
  • Galantamine Hydrobromide (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • Galantamine (bromhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Galantamine hydrobromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Galantamine Hydrobromide (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Galantaminhydrobromid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Galantamini hydrobromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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