Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (NHS Choices)

Summary

This NHS Choices web page gives the layman an easy to understand overview of how Alzheimer’s Disease is likely to be treated. Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease involves creating a care plan to identify the type of assistance a person is likely to need and clarify ways of providing any support to be provided.

Medication

Medication which is usually  prescribed for Alzheimer’s Disease includes:

  • Donepezil (brand name Aricept™).
  • Rivastigmine (brand name Exelon™).
  • Galantamine (brand name Reminyl™).
  • Memantine (brand name Ebixa™).

Read more: Alzheimer’s Disease: Treatment (NHS Choices).

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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