Donepezil is used to treat confusion (dementia) related to Alzheimer's disease. It does not cure Alzheimer's disease, but it may improve memory, awareness, and the ability to function. This medication is an enzyme blocker that works by restoring the balance of natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
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There's some good news from a study involving antioxidants used with a cholinesterase inhibiting drug, donepezil (sold as Aricept), and the... Read more »
While it's well known that the drugs available now for people with Alzheimer's disease, namely donepezil (Aricept), rivastigmine... Read more »
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Alzheimers DiseaseDementia is significant loss of cognitive functions such as memory, judgment, attention, and abstract thinking. Alzheimers, the... Read more »