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Treatments for Frontotemporal dementia

Treatments for Frontotemporal dementia:

There are currently no treatments that can cure or stop the progression of frontotemporal dementia. The care of people with frontotemporal dementia is aimed at minimizing symptoms and maximizing independence and the quality of life as much as possible.

There are some medications that may help to manage some symptoms, and there are clinical trials taking place to research potential treatments. The medication memantine (Namenda) may help with cognitive symptoms, such as memory, language and judgement. In some cases, medications may be used to treat behavioral symptoms of frontotemporal dementia. These medications may include antidepressants and antipsychotics.

Speech therapy may help a person with speech difficulties to maximize their ability to communicate. Exercise and physical therapy programs can help to maximize strength and mobility of muscles and cognitive function.

It is important for caretakers to remember that a person with frontotemporal dementia will have difficulties completing routine tasks and managing their daily routine effectively and safely. Adjustments will be needed in environment and lifestyle, such as not allowing driving. A person with frontotemporal dementia generally needs to live with constant supervision. As the disease progresses, it may be necessary to move a person with frontotemporal dementia into a skilled nursing facility.

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