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Aricept ODT

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Treating dementia (eg, impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking; changes in personality) caused by Alzheimer disease. Aricept ODT orally disintegrating tablets are a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of a certain substance (acetylcholine) in the brain, which may help reduce the symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer disease.

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Ginkgo biloba

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Circulation and memory loss due to brain conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer disease, and dementia. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. Ginkgo biloba is an herbal product. It works by increasing blood flow to the brain.

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Donepezil

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Donepezil improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah SEET il KOE leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning. Donepezil is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Donepezil is not a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. This condition will progress over time, even in people who take...

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Galantamine

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Galantamine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning. Galantamine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease.

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