TACRINE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Cognex
Phonetic Pronunciation: (TACK-reen)
Information last revised May 2010
What does TACRINE-ORAL look like?
Cognex 10 mg Cap
Cognex 30 mg Cap
Cognex 40 mg Cap
Cognex 20 mg Cap
This medication is used to treat mild to moderate confusion (dementia) due to Alzheimer's disease. Tacrine does not cure Alzheimer's disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to take part in everyday life. This medication is called an enzyme blocker. Tacrine works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
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