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Galantamine is a drug usually used to treat Alzheimer's disease and is sold under various brand names including Razadyne and Reminyl.

It is in a class of medications called acetylcholinesterase inhibitors or cholinesterase inhibitors.

Some people that galantamine can also be used to treat some of the problems facing people on the autism spectrum including social/communicatoin skills and challenging behavours such as anger and irritability.

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