Dementia - Medications

Doctors use medicines to treat dementia in the following ways:

Medicine choices

Medicines to help maintain mental function

Medicines to help control mood or behavior problems

Many behavior problems can be managed without medicines. For more information, see Home Treatment.

In some cases, the doctor may prescribe:

Medicines to prevent future strokes

For more information, see the topics:

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