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Are there any existing drugs that increase cognitive function if family history of dementia?

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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Several approved drugs for treatment of ad with variable response but no preventive therapy with drugs.

In brief: No

Several approved drugs for treatment of ad with variable response but no preventive therapy with drugs.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Not yet

But there is one drug that may be neuroprotective, namenda (memantine).

In brief: Not yet

But there is one drug that may be neuroprotective, namenda (memantine).
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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