Brand name authorized in: United Kingdom
The drug ACUMOR XL contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
Galantamine, a tertiary alkaloid is a selective, competitive and reversible inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase. In addition, galantamine enhances the intrinsic action of acetylcholine on nicotinic receptors, probably through binding to an allosteric site of the receptor. As a consequence, an increased activity in the cholinergic system associated with improved cognitive function can be achieved in patients with dementia of the Alzheimer type.
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed: