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Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Several medications are currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Current treatment approaches focus on helping people maintain mental function, manage behavioral symptoms, and slow or delay the symptoms of disease.

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How Is Alzheimer's Disease Treated?

Learn about prescription drugs and other strategies to treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. Find out about medicines to avoid and take with caution.
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