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What type of doctor can prescribe a cholinesterase inhibitor, is it a psychiatric? neurological?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
One with a licence: Any Doctor with a license to Prescribe medication can can Prescribe these medication. For example a Primary Care Doctor, a Geriatrician, an internist, a Neurologist, a Psychiatrist, etc. These medications are mainly used for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but they have many other uses too. Certainly, a Neurologist would usually be the most educated/learned type of physician to.

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Last updated Nov 11, 2014

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