tacrine

tac·rine (tăkʹrēn, -rĭn) n.
A drug that halts or reverses memory loss temporarily in some individuals with Alzheimer's disease, but does not alter the course of the disease.
  [t(etrahydro)-(tetra- + hydro-) + acridine.]

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