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Understanding Alzheimer Disease Medications (cont.)

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Author: Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Nicholas Y Lorenzo, MD, Chief Editor, eMedicine Neurology; Consulting Staff, Neurology Specialists and Consultants; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Selim R Benbadis, MD, Director of Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 11/14/2005

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