Which of the following drug is used in the treatment of Alzheimer disease?
|D||All of the above|
All of the above
Donepezil- drug of choice
MAO – Inhibition of cholinesterase with resulting increase in cerebral levels of acetylcholine
Recent Advances: Newer drugs
4). Huperzine A
Extra Edge: HUPERIZINE-A (This drug is not given in Harison 18th ed also !!!)
1). Huperzine A is a naturally occurring alkaloid compound found in the plant Huperzia serrata.
2). Huperzine A is also an Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, which has a mechanism of action similar to donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine. A pro-drug form of Huperzine .