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Huntington Disease Dementia Topic Guide

Huntington Disease Dementia Huntington Disease Dementia: Huntington disease (HD) is a virus that causes movement disorder and neurological problems. The neurological problems eventually cause cognitive and emotional disabilities that eventually descend into dementia.

Huntington Disease Dementia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

risperidone (oral) Risperidone (oral)

Risperidone is a antipsychotic medicine that works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

sertraline Sertraline

Sertraline is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Sertraline affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

thioridazine (oral) Thioridazine (oral)

Thioridazine is an antipsychotic medicine called a phenothiazine (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeen). It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain...learn more »

clozapine Clozapine

Clozapine is an antipsychotic medicine works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Desipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. Nortriptyline affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression...learn more »

carbamazepine (oral) Carbamazepine (oral)

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain...learn more »

haloperidol Haloperidol

Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain...learn more »