Alzheimer's Disease Medications
Definition of Alzheimer's Disease:
A progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterised by loss of function and death of nerve cells in several areas of the brain leading to loss of cognitive function such as memory and language.
The cause of nerve cell death is unknown but the cells are recognised by the appearance of unusual helical protein filaments in the nerve cells
Drugs associated with Alzheimer's Disease
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
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Synonym(s): Presenile Dementia; SDAT; Senile dementia Alzheimer's Type