Reminyl is used to help mild to moderate confusion in Alzheimer's patients, according to WebMD. It helps restore the balance of the brain's neurotransmitters. Reminyl can improve patient awareness, memory and function.
Reminyl is an oral brand name of the generic drug galantamine, says WebMD. Patients taking this drug may need to wait up to four weeks to see effects. Reminyl side effects can include drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. Serious side effects can include fainting, problems urinating and a slow heartbeat. Immediate medical attention is required if allergic reaction effects develop, such as tongue swelling, difficulty breathing or rash.