Active Ingredient(s): Tacrine
FDA Approved: * September 9, 1993
Pharm Company: * FIRST HORIZON
Category: Alzheimers / Dementia

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Cognex Overview

Tacrine is a centrally acting acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and indirect cholinergic agonist (parasympathomimetic). It was the first centrally acting cholinesterase inhibitor approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and was marketed under the trade name Cognex. Tacrine was first synthesised by Adrien Albert at the University of Sydney in 1949. It also acts as a histamine N-methyltransferase inhibitor.[1] Contents 1 Clinical use 2 Adverse Effects 2.1 Overdose 3 ...

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what is use of cognix plus tablet

my son who is 12 yrs old has loss of hearing and the doctor advise him to take cognix tab half in the morning and one in the night along with vit c tab for three months. kindly advise about the effectiveness,side effects etc. and any other better treatment ## From what I can find, Cognex contains the active ingredient Tacrine, which is most commonly used to treat Alzheimer's Disease. Thus, I really have my doubts that it will help with hearing loss. It's rarely even used anymore, since there are medications available that have been proven to be safer and more effective. What type of hearing loss does he have? ## Please note that question is on cognix plus & you explained about cognex which is totally different. ## Bupropion xl Surely it ll help but before get this consult ps...


My mother who is aged 80 is advised to use COGNIX PLUS tablets every day. Is it a safe drug ? Actually she was adivsed to take this as she was fallen down due to giddiness. ## Cognex contains the active ingredient Tacrine, it is used to treat Alzheimers and other cognitive issues. As to its safety, I do not know, since it is not used in the U.S. and the information I can find on it is limited. Have you tried asking her doctor for more details? ## my father aged 89 years was advised to take Cognix Plus since he had a problem with vertigo and later it was suspected to be Tinnitus. He has been taking the medication for the past 2 years. Is it safe to continue its usage. 2 capsules are being taken daily, one each in the morning and night after food. ## what are the side effects of COGNIX PL...

cognix plus tablet

I am having constant noise in the ear. Tinnitus is supected to the cause of the problem. Can I take Cognix Plus tabs. What is it made of? ## Cognex contains the active ingredient Tacrine, it is used to treat Alzheimers and other cognitive issues. As to its safety, I do not know, since it is not used in the U.S. and the information I can find on it is limited. I am not certain how much it will help with Tinnitus, has your doctor recommended you use it? ## i have been suffering from impaired hearing problem which seriously affected my career, wud like to know about proper treatment..thanks... ## Pradeep, this site is not medical professionals and proper treatment will depend on exactly what is causing your hearing loss and how severe it is. Have you consulted a doctor? ## My father has im...

cognix syrup

Please let me know what are the side effects after giving cognix syrup. ## I am not certain this is what you are asking about, the Cognex I am finding listed contains Tacrine and is used to treat Alzheimers and dementia. Its side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, sweating and salivation. Is this the correct medication?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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