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Is Aricept (donepezil) as affective in advanced stages alzhimers?

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Dr. Joseph Gutman
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Well...

In short, advanced cases of Alzheimer;s do not benefit from aricept (donepezil)

In brief: Well...

In short, advanced cases of Alzheimer;s do not benefit from aricept (donepezil)
Dr. Joseph Gutman
Dr. Joseph Gutman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Alzheimer

Medications may slow progression in early stages.
In advanced stages, only palliative supportive nursing care & treating other medical problems.

In brief: Alzheimer

Medications may slow progression in early stages.
In advanced stages, only palliative supportive nursing care & treating other medical problems.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Ruth Seaman
For clarification, we are developing new medications to be disease-modifying but right now, there is insufficient evidence that any current treatment can slow the disease process itself.
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