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Evaluate Your Stage of Alzheimer's & Explore Your Treatments

Reviewed by Benedict Albensi, PhD, BCMAS, CRQM

Alzheimer's disease progresses over many years (7 – 10 on average). Memory specialists and families find it helpful to categorize the disease in stages: mild, moderate, and severe. Different treatments are indicated for the different stages and the symptoms that are present at that time. Additionally, lifestyle interventions are always the first line of defense in slowing the progress of the disease.
To help determine the stage of your loved one's illness, select symptoms from the categories below (Function, Cognition, Behavior). Knowing the stage of disease will help you choose appropriate treatment options to help your loved one.

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Depending on Your or Your Loved One's Condition

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Recommended Lifestyle Changes

Other Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Options

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Cholinesterase Inhibitors

Compare Name Manufacturer
How To Take It
Type
Cost Follow
Aricept (Donepezil) Eisai Inc. By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $157.24
Exelon (Rivastigmine (Oral)) Novartis By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $167.71
Exelon (Rivastigmine (Patch)) Novartis Patch Cholinesterase Inhibitors $401.80
Razadyne (Galantamine) Johnson & Johnson By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $160.38
Razadyne ER (Galantamine ER) Johnson & Johnson By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $139.70

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