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Memory Loss

What is Memory Loss? Memory loss is unusual forgetfulness that can be caused by brain damage due to disease or injury, or it can be caused by severe emotional trauma. Possible Causes of Memory Loss: Aging Alzheimer’s disease Other forms … Continue reading

Drug Facts: Cognex (tacrine)

Generic name: tacrine Description Available in 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, and 40 mg capsules. Why It’s Prescribed To slow progression of symptoms during the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Because side effects can be severe, however, this drug is … Continue reading

Drug Facts: Aricept (donepezil)

Generic name: donepezil Description Sold as 5 mg (white) and 10 mg (yellow) round tablets. Why It’s Prescribed To ease the symptoms of early Alzheimer’s. Improves, maintains, or slows the decline in thinking skills and overall ability to perform daily … Continue reading