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Reminyl Medication - Uses & Side Effects

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Reminyl Dosage

  • The usual starting dose of Reminyl is 4 milligrams twice a day. After four weeks, your doctor may be increased your dosade to 8 milligrams twice a day.
  • For patients with mild to moderate liver problems and kidney problems, then usual dosage should not exceed 16 milligrams per day.

Uses of Reminyl

  • Galantamine is used to improve thinking and memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Side Effects of Reminyl

Before taken Reminyl medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Reminyl. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • Blood in urine
  • Depression
  • Headache
  • Inability to sleep
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Runny nose
  • Sleepiness

Warnings and precautions before taking Reminyl:

  • If you have asthma, obstructive lung disease, or a history of stomach ulcers, then you should be use Reminyl with extra caution.
  • After taken Reminyl medicine, you may feel dizzy. So you should not participate in any activities that require full alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • You should not be used any medicines without talking with your doctor. This especially includes nonprescription medicines, such as aspirin, and medicines for appetite control, asthma, colds, cough, hay fever, osr sinus problems.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Reminyl with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Reminyl with the following:

  • Certain Parkinson's drugs
  • Cimetidine
  • Erythromycin
  • Ketoconazole
  • Meclizine
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Paroxetine
  • Urinary tract medications

After taken Reminyl if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Reminyl overdose include:

  • Convulsions
  • Drooling
  • Fainting
  • Incontinence
  • Low blood pressure
  • Muscle weakness
  • Severe nausea
  • Teary eyes
  • Weak breathing
  • Vomiting

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