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Galantamine is used to treat mild to moderate confusion (dementia) related to Alzheimer's disease. It does not cure Alzheimer's disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to perform daily functions. This medication works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.

 
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Uses
Galantamine is used to treat mild to moderate confusion (dementia) related to Alzheimer's disease. It does not cure Alzheimer's disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to perform daily functions. This medication works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include muscle weakness or twitching, severe stomach cramping, slow or shallow breathing, slow/fast/irregular heartbeat, fainting, and seizures.

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth with food, usually twice daily with the morning and evening meals, or as directed by your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids with this medication unless instructed otherwise.
  • To lower your risk of side effects, your dosage will be gradually increased to your target dose.
  • Your dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  • Do not take more than the maximum recommended dose of 24 milligrams per day.If you are using the liquid form of this drug, read the manufacturer's instruction sheet that comes with the bottle.
  • Follow the directions exactly.
  • Use the measuring device that comes with the product to measure out your dose.
  • Mix your dose of medication in about 4 ounces (120 milliliters) of nonalcoholic beverage, stir, and drink the entire mixture.
  • Ask your pharmacist about any information that is unclear.If you stop taking galantamine for several days, consult your doctor or pharmacist before restarting it.
  • Your dosage should be reduced to lower the risk of side effects.
  • Your dosage should then be increased gradually.
  • Follow all your doctor's dosing instructions exactly.Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it.
  • Do not stop taking it or increase the dosage unless your doctor instructs you to do so.It may take at least 4 weeks of continued use before the full benefit of this drug takes effect.Inform your doctor if your condition worsens.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, loss of appetite, and weight loss may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: fainting, unusually slow heartbeat, difficult urination.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: seizures, black/bloody stools, vomit that looks bloody or like coffee grounds, severe stomach/abdominal pain, irregular heartbeat.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking galantamine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to daffodil plants; or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions.
  • Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: severe liver disease, severe kidney disease.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver problems, kidney problems, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcers, bleeding), heart problems (e.g., sick sinus syndrome, bradycardia, AV block, arrhythmias), breathing/lung problems (e.g., severe asthma, COPD-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), seizures, problems urinating (e.g., due to enlarged prostate).This drug may make you dizzy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication.This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk.
  • Breast-feeding is not recommended while using this drug.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for it.
  • Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: anticholinergic drugs (e.g., atropine, benztropine, diphenhydramine, scopolamine, tolterodine), aspirin (high doses used for arthritis), cholinergic drugs (e.g., bethanechol), cholinesterase inhibitors (e.g., neostigmine), long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen), drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove galantamine from your body (such as azole antifungals including ketoconazole, amitriptyline, SSRI antidepressants including paroxetine, quinidine).Also report the use of heart drugs (those that decrease heart rate or block AV impulse conduction) such as: beta-blockers (e.g., metoprolol, propranolol), calcium channel blockers (e.g., diltiazem, verapamil), digoxin.Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many medications contain pain relievers/fever reducers (NSAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen) which, if taken together with galantamine, may increase your risk for stomach/intestinal bleeding.
  • Low-dose aspirin, as prescribed by your doctor for specific medical reasons such as heart attack or stroke prevention (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams per day), should be continued.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

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