Donepezil (Aricept®): approved to treat all stages of Alzheimers disease. Rivastigmine (Exelon®): approved for mild-to-moderate Alzheimers as well as mild-to-moderate dementia associated with Parkinsons disease. Galantamine (Razadyne®): approved for mild-to-moderate stages of Alzheimers disease.
Are there any medications that help with memory?
There are two types of medications that have been approved by the FDA to treat memory and other forms of cognitive impairment caused by underlying Alzheimers disease. These are cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon, Razadyne) and memantine (Namenda).
What is the most effective substitute for memory loss?
Here are a few other memory supplements that may also have some potential, but require much more study:Omega-3 fatty acid. Omega-3 fish oil supplements have piqued great interest. Huperzine A. Acetyl-L-carnitine. Vitamin E. Asian (or Panax) ginseng.Dec 16, 2010