Medications used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
There are a number of Anti amyloid drug treatments in development for Alzheimer's Disease at the present time. This article explores and explains what scientists are doing in their fight to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease
The National Institute for Clinical Ecellence has approved some Alzheimer's drugs for NHS use
How long is it useful to provide medication or someone with Alzheimer's disease? Here are a few considerations.
What are atypical antipsychotic medications for use in Alzheimer's?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declied to approve Memantine (namenda) to treat mild Alzheimer's.
Olanzapine (Zyprexa). Atypical Antipsychotic medication for treatment of agitation and psychosis in Alzheimer's
Effective from July 1st 2005 the Alzheimer's medication changes its name from Reminyl to Razadyne
Mood stabilizing medications are being increasingly used to help treat symptoms of dementias such as Alzheimer's disease.
Rivastigmine (Exelon), like the other cholinesterase inhibitor drugs does not cure Alzheimer's. Research varies about the extent of the efficacy of the drug.
The Alzheimer's medication 'Reminyl' is thought to work by increasing the amount of acetylcholine in the brain by binding to acetylcholine receptors in the brain and by stimulting the function of the cells.
The search for treatments for Alzheimer's has followed many paths some of which provide tantalizing glimses of what might be possible. Research into the effects of vitamin E is one such strand of interest research.
Aricept, or donepezil, is one of the most popular drug treatments for Alzheimer's. In this article I profile the uses, dosage, side effects and supervision requirements. Read more about Aricept.
Namenda is a drug treatment for moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease. In this article I profile the uses, dosage, side effects and supervision requirements.
Although the cure for Alzheimer's remains elusive there are a number of potentially useful drugs to help slow the process of degeneration and generally improve quality of life. We review the big five as to their effects and their potential side effects. Read more about drug treatments for Alzheimer's.