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.]

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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9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of tacrine hydrochloride, the first drug approved specifically to treat symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.