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rivastigmine tartrate
Exelon
For mild-moderate dementia of disease. Cholinesterase inhibitor. Tab or liqu. Give with food. Dizziness common SE. Monitor wt wkly.
galantamine
Reminyl
For mild-moderate stages of disease. Renamed Razadyne in 2005.
donepezil HCl
Aricept
For all stages of disease. Cholinesterase inhibitor. Give just prior to going to bed. Monitor for S&S of GI ulceration/bleeding. Monitor pts w/asthma or COPD. Monitor for bradycardia in pts w/conduction abnormalities.
memantine HCl
Namenda
For moderate to severe stages of disease. May cause drowsiness, dizziness or fainting or increased B/P.
galantamine
Razadyne
For mild-moderate stages of disease. Monitor wt wkly. Monitor EKG/BP periodically.
tacrine
Cognex
Approved in 1993 but rarely prescribed today because of associated side effects, including possible liver damage.
tocopherol
Vitamin E
Antioxidant