MEDICINES of Alzheimer’s Disease

As no cure is available, there are few medicines to control and manage symptoms while slowing down the brain-damaging process. Sleeping pills and tranquilizers can be used in a limited amount to control issues symptoms such as insomnia and anxiety.

There are medicines known as Cholinesterase inhibitors, namely Donepezil, Galantamine, and Rivastigmine, which can be used to slow down the process of the AD. Memantine is another drug that has proven to be highly beneficial in enhancing the working of Glutamate, a neurotransmitter that controls the part of the brain which helps to learn and memorize information.

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