tacrine

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tac·rine

 (tăk′rēn, -rĭn)
n.
A drug, C13H14N2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat memory loss and other cognitive deficits in people with Alzheimer's disease.

[t(etrahydro)- (tetra- + hydro-) + acr(id)ine.]
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tacrine

(ˈtækriːn)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug prescribed to patients of Alzheimer's disease
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tacrine

n tacrina
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There is, however, one approved treatment for Alzheimer's disease: the drug Cognex (tacrine hydrochloride), which was approved in September of 1993 specifically to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.