New therapeutic approaches to Alzheimer's disease.

  title={New therapeutic approaches to Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={L. S. Schneider},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={57 Suppl 14},
Therapeutic approaches to treat the cognitive impairment in dementia and to treat slow decline are making their way into clinical practice. Cholinergic agents are currently the most promising treatment, and several cholinesterase inhibitors will soon be available for prescription. As physicians learn more about dosing, side effects, and mechanisms of action, they can prescribe these drugs more efficiently. Evidence suggests that certain patients with dementia may be particularly responsive to… CONTINUE READING

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