Drug Information

Donepezil is in a class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors. Donepezil is used to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. It improves mental function (such as memory, attention, social interaction, reasoning and language... Continue reading

Memantine is in a class of medications called NMDA receptor antagonists. It works by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. Memantine is used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.Memantine can help people with Alzheimer's disease to... Continue reading

Galantamine is used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Galantamine is in a class of medications called acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. It works by increasing the amount of a certain natural substance in the brain that is needed for... Continue reading

Rivastigmine is in a class of medications called cholinesterase inhibitors. It improves mental function (such as memory and thinking) by increasing the amount of a certain natural substance in the brain.

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Tacrine is used to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, but it does not cure the disease.This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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