Galantamine Hydrobromide is a kind of synthetic drug.It is the result from semi-synthetic galanthamine.Being white or almost white crystalline powder, odorless, bitter taste.Melting point 246~247 ℃(decomposition) .specific rotation -93.1 °(C = 0.10151,15 mL water). Soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol. Insoluble in acetone, chloroform, ether and benzene.
Galantamine Hydrobromide is anti-cholinesterase drugs, there is a weak anti-cholinesterase effect, through blood-brain barrier and therefore a stronger effect on the central nervous system.
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To be hindered recovery of neuromuscular transmission, to improve a variety of neuromuscular disorders of peripheral paralysis. The treatment of a wide range of less toxic, well tolerated by patients.