Possible Early Dementia (cont.)
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The medications used in Alzheimer's disease have also been tried in MCI. Those that have worked the best so far are the cholinesterase inhibitors.
People with MCI should be checked regularly because of their increased risk for dementia.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/1/2015
Rodrigo O Kuljis, MD
Nestor Galvez-Jimenez, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Helmi L Lutsep, MD
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