What is Galantamine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Razadyne ER Razadyne

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Used for the treatment of mild-to-moderate dementia of Alzheimer's disease. It may also be used with severe dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease; mild-to-moderate dementia associated with Parkinson's disease; Lewy body dementia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Memory problems 5 0
Alzheimer's disease 2 1
Cognitive impairment 2 0
Brain fog 1 1
Corticobasal degeneration 1 2
Memory lapses (brain blinks) 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Galantamine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Fatigue 1
Nausea 1
Numbness in lips 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Galantamine

Dosage Patients Percentage
24 mg daily 3
8 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Galantamine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Galantamine

Duration

Currently taking Galantamine

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Galantamine

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 2
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Galantamine after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Carbidopa-Levodopa (Sinemet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Galantamine.