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ACHEIAcetylcholinesterase Inhibitor
ACHEIAsian Christian Higher Education Institute (United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia)
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The effects of huperzine A, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, on the enhancement of memory in mice, rats and monkeys.
The potency of this compound led us to apply the same assay on a well established acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, physostigmine (Fig.
Chemical and pharmacological characterization of galanthamine, and acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, and its derivates.
Plants as a source of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors
A randomized trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of ENA 713 (rivastigmine tartrate), a new acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, in patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer's disease.
In a study of 202 patients, those who continued treatment with the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor donepezil had significant improvements in their scores on the Neuropsychiatric Inventory, even when their scores on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) were stagnant or had declined.
A randomized, placebo-controlled trial supported the validity of this approach: 359 patients with mild to moderate dementia diagnosed as probable mixed dementia (Alzheimer's disease with cerebrovascular disease) or probable vascular dementia were given the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor galantamine; 178 received placebo.
Corey-Bloom J, Anand R, Veach J (1998) A randomized trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of ENA 713 (rivastigmine tartrate), a new acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, in patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer's disease.
Sustained treatment with the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor donepezil significantly reduced health care costs for patients with Alzheimer's disease in a Medicare-managed care organization plan, Jerrold W.
It is also believed that galantamine may be an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, as well as an allosteric modulator of nicotinic receptors.
The double-blind, randomized trial is the first to examine the effect of the Nmethyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist memantine and the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor donepezil against donepezil monotherapy, said Dr.
In a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial, the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor galantamine had an insignificant overall effect on a composite of neuropsychological outcomes among 44 patients who received it, compared with 42 who got placebo.
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