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to treat Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Aricept vs. Adlarity for Alzheimer’s-Related Dementia


• Donepezil (Aricept, Adlarity) is a first-line treatment for dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. It can help those who have mild, moderate, or severe disease. • Aricept is a brand of donepezil that is taken orally. It comes...

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How often should I be taking my allergy medications?


Seasonal allergies are right around the start of September. They are a very common problem that tend to arise during the fall and spring season when there is a high concentration of pollen in the...

Medications Dropped by Insurance for 2021

What are some side effects associated with birth control?


To prevent pregnancy, estrogen and progestins work together to regulate monthly bleeding and result whether an individual conceives or not. Natural sex hormones, Read more...

Brands are grand, but generics have merit!


It’s not an uncommon situation: your doctor gives you a prescription and you fill it. You remember your doctor told you the name of the drug you’d be getting, but when you get your medication,...

“To your health!”: Making decisions about alcohol and prescription drugs


It’s the holidays! All around the world, people are preparing tocelebrate a number of important holidays, including New Year’s Eve. Alcohol is often a standard part of these celebrations, as…

The curious case of drug contraindications


So your doctor has identified your health problem and it’s one a prescription can help fix. Off you go to fill it and start taking as prescribed. After all, the… Read more...

Medication management for seniors: Making sure the cure isn’t worse than the disease


According to recent data collected by Health Canada, seniors represent 17% of the population but are more than 40% of prescription users. Read more...