Cholinesterase inhibitors are used to treat Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, myasthenia gravis, and lice. They work by improving memory, controlling movement, improving muscle strength, and destroying lice and eggs.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Cholinesterase Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Aricept
(donepezil)
9
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DONEPEZIL is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.
Exelon
(rivastigmine)
71
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RIVASTIGMINE is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease.
Mestinon
(pyridostigmine)
35
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PYRIDOSTIGMINE can help with muscle strength. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Ovide
(malathion)
114
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MALATHION skin lotion is used to treat lice of the hair and scalp. It acts by destroying the lice and their eggs.
Razadyne ER
(galantamine er)
40
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GALANTAMINE is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.
Razadyne
(galantamine)
71
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GALANTAMINE is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.
Phospholine Iodide
97
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ECHOTHIOPHATE works in the eye. It is used to treat some kinds of glaucoma. It is also used to diagnose and to treat a condition that causes the eyes to cross.
Bloxiverz
91
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NEOSTIGMINE can help to correct muscle strength. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Neostigmine Methylsulfate
13
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NEOSTIGMINE can help to correct muscle strength. It is used to treat myasthenia gravis.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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