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Aricept
Aricept (Donepizil)

AchEI

purest acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
Donepizil
Aricept (Donepizil)

AchEI - the purest & strongest
Excelon
Excelon (Rivastigmine)

1. AchEI
2. BchEI

effective, but with severe GI S/E

patch is coming soon

(if you take this, your GI symptoms may take you to the E.R.)
Rivastigmine
Excelon (Rivastigmine)

1. AchEI
2. BchEI

effective, but with severe GI S/E

patch is coming soon

(if you take this, your GI symptoms may take you to the E.R.)
Reminyl
Reminyl (Galantamine)

1. AchEI - the weakest
2. Nicotinic agonist - protective
Galantamine
Reminyl (Galantamine)

1. AchEI - the weakest
2. Nicotinic agonist - protective
Tacrine
Tacrine (Cognex)

1. AchEI
2. BchEI

hepatotoxic, no longer used
(T.C. = toxic crap)
Cognex
Tacrine (Cognex)

1. AchEI
2. BchEI

hepatotoxic, no longer used
(T.C. = toxic crap)
Namenda
Namenda (Memantine) - excitotoxicity blocker, adjuvant to AchEI's

non competitively blocks the NMDA receptor, and this keeps neurons from dying from neurotoxicity
Memantine
Namenda (Memantine) - excitotoxicity blocker, adjuvant to AchEI's

non competitively blocks the NMDA receptor, and this keeps neurons from dying from neurotoxicity