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Treatments for Alzheimer disease type 4

Treatment List for Alzheimer disease type 4

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Alzheimer disease type 4 includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • There is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease, but some medications may have benefit in preserving independence for a period of time, and prolonging the time that the patient can be managed at home. These include:
    • Anticholinesterases - Donezepil, Galantamine, Rivastigmine, Tacrine
    • NMDA antagonist - Memantine
  • Management of neuropsychiatric symptoms is also important. Both drug and non-drug therapies are used. Medications utilised include:
    • Antipsychotics - for agitation and psychosis
    • Mood stabilisers - Carbamazepine, valproate
    • Antidepressants - especially SSRI's
  • Vitamin E - there is debate over its usefulness but may be prescribed by some physicians
  • Non-drug therapy is important and forms the backbone of day to day patient management and includes:
    • A calm environment, and a calm approach by carers
    • Regular routine
    • Ongoing mental stimulation
    • Carer support
    • Dementia specific nursing home care

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