Evaluate Your Stage of Alzheimer's & Explore Your Treatments

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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Other Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Options

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Compare Name Manufacturer Type Class Cost Follow
Aricept Eisai Inc. By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $157.24
Exelon Novartis By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $167.71
Exelon Novartis Patch Cholinesterase Inhibitors $401.80
Razadyne Johnson & Johnson By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $160.38
Razadyne ER Johnson & Johnson By Mouth (Tablet) Cholinesterase Inhibitors $139.70

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