What is Galamer (Galantamine) used for?
Galamer (Galantamine) is given to patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease to help improve memory, and the ability to think and may also slow down the process of losing these functions. The active ingredient in this drug belongs to a class of medications known as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, which increase the quantity in the brain of a natural chemical required for thought and memory functions. This may help to treat some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
How should I use Galamer (Galantamine)?
Galamer (Galantamine) tablets should be taken orally. You may be told to take them twice pear day, usually once in the mooring, and again in the evening, with food, unless told otherwise by your physician. You should drink plenty of water when taking this medication, unless told to do otherwise. It is possible that your physician may start you out on a low dosage, which may then be gradually increased. The maximum daily dose is 24mg.
What are the side effects of Galamer (Galantamine)?
Some patients taking Galamer (Galantamine) may experience side effects, such as:
Patients should inform their physician if they experience any side effects while taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Galamer (Galantamine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.