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Generic: tacrine
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It is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision
  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • diarrhea, if it is severe or does not stop
  • dizziness, fainting spells, or falls
  • increase in frequency of passing urine, or incontinence
  • muscle pains
  • nervousness, agitation, or increased confusion
  • pain in the stomach or abdomen
  • slow heartbeat, or palpitations
  • sweating
  • uncontrollable movements
  • vomiting
  • yellowing of eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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