There are several different medications on the market for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Most Alzheimer's medications work to slow the progression of memory loss and brain degeneration; there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease and memory loss cannot be recovered using medication.
This month is Mental Health Month so I thought it would be good to look at drugs used to treat agitation and psychosis, what you should expect from this type of medication and when you need to get more help. Agitation is seen in about 60 to 80 percent of people with Alzheimer's disease and psychoses around 35 to 50 percent. Medications are often…