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Drug Interactions With Tacrine

Medicines that may cause drug interactions with tacrine include fluvoxamine, theophylline, cimetidine, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. While some interactions can reduce the effectiveness of the medications, others may increase your risk of developing side effects. To help prevent tacrine drug interactions, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking other drugs with the Alzheimer's medication.

Tacrine Drug Interactions: An Overview

Tacrine hydrochloride (Cognex®) can potentially interact with a number of other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to tacrine interactions include:
 
  • Anticholinergic medications, including (but not limited to):

 

 

  • Cholinergic drugs (including other acetylcholinesterase inhibitors), such as:

 

 

 

 

  • Theophylline (Uniphyl®, Theocron®, TheoCap®, Theo-24®, Elixophyllin®).
     
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Tacrine Drug Information

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