Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Alzheimer's Disease
Why It Is Used
Cholinesterase inhibitors may be used to treat some symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. They also may be used in other types of dementia, such as Reference dementia with Lewy bodies Opens New Window and Reference multi-infarct dementia Opens New Window.
Experts agree that reducing problems with memory loss may help people with Alzheimer's disease live better. In some cases, reducing these problems may help people live more independently for a longer period of time.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 29, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Myron F. Weiner, MD - Psychiatry, Neurology