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Anti Alzheimer's Agent Reversible Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor
Can a person take ssri /cipralex/ and acetylcholinesterase inhibitor /donepezil/ at the same time?
Drug Interaction: Checker showed possible mild, clinically insigficant interaction potential. Actual possible sxs- not listed. Answer is yes. ...Read more
How strong is the possible link between long-term (years) daily use of proton-pump inhibitors and alzheimer's disease?
How do cholinesterase inhibitors affect tau proteins and beta amyloid that form in Alzheimer's disease?
They don't: The cholinesterase inhibitor group of drugs are not disease modifying agents, and merely improve synaptic connections by preserving the lower levels of acetylcholine in the brain. However, there is no direct or indirect effect on the tau or amyloid presence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is best for treating alzheimers, traditional medicines eg. Cholinesterase inhibitors or deep brain stimulation?
Drug out of China: Huperzine a might have some benefit similar to drugs such as donepezil, rivastigmine, or galantamine, (galantamine hydrobromide) as it too, is a cholinesterase inhibitor. Has received hype in the alternative literature, due to lack of branding and commercial ownership, but it is unlikely to be any better than the above prescription meds. Do not waste money pursuing the "chinese aricept". ...Read more
Many reasons: Mild cognitive impairment is often the initial manifestation of Alzheimer's but cognitive problems can be seen with vitamin deficiencies, thyroid problems, HIV and syphilis infections, and medication adverse effects. Alcohol and recreational drugs can also do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Vascular dementia can totally wipe out all conscious activity and render someone into a permanent vegetative state--not unlike what one might see with a case of severely advanced alzheimer's. However, while vascular dementia can be significantly less severe, alzheimer's, when left to follow its own natural progression, generally proceeds to a severely advanced and debilitated state. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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