• capepoore capepoore
    September 03, 2008
    Is aricept used for mild dementia not caused by alzheimer's?
    capepoore capepoore
    September 03, 2008

    After an extensive neurological work-up, the attending neurologist prescribed aricept for my mother's mild dementia.  He said she did not have Alzheimer's.  Is aricept used for mild dementia unrelated to Alzheimer's.  Our elderly community is so over medicated that if this drug is not useful for treatment of other diseases, I would like to know so that we can keep my mother from adding to the "chemical cocktail" she has been prescribed.




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