Alzheimer Disease (cont.)
Rodrigo O Kuljis, MD
Nestor Galvez-Jimenez, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Helmi L Lutsep, MD
IN THIS ARTICLE
The cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine have been
approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) specifically for Alzheimer's
disease. The drugs listed here are some of the most frequently prescribed from
each class. For more information, see Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
These drugs may interact with each other or with other drugs. This is important in seniors, who often take several different drugs for various medical disorders. Side effects may be due not to one specific drug, but to combinations of drugs.
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