cholinergic enhancer medicine. Inhibits the enzyme acetylcholinesterase. First derived from a plant. Sold under the name Razadyne, it is used for treatment of dementia. Treats symptoms but not causes of Alzheimer's.
cholinesterase inhibitor works in brain to slow action of butyrylcholinesterase and acetylcholinesterase, which are enzymes that break down acetylcholine. Sold under the trade name Exelon, it is used to treat Alzheimer’s Disease.
polyamine found throughout the body that the body uses to build more complex polyamine. Exogenous polyamine given to animals seems to have a beneficial effect and slow progression of age-related diseases, but the mechanisms are unknown.