What Are Drugs Used to Treat Dementia?

Q:
What are drugs used to treat dementia?

A:
Here are some common drugs and medicines to treat dementia:

1. Cholinesterase Inhibitors

  • Donepezil (Aricept)
  • Galantamine (Razadyne, Razadyne ER, Reminyl)
  • Rivastigmine (Exelon)

2. Memantine – Memantine may help improve memory, attention, reasoning, and language. Your doctor may also prescribe it with donepezil (Aricept).

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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