Alzheimers dementia

  1. Diagnosing Alzheimers
    Contrast CT/MRI, Vit b12 , TSH levels!

    may or may not get cb, bmp, lfts

    screening for nueroshyphillis and HIV in high risk patients
  2. Tx
    • SLOW the Progression
    • 1. Cholinesterase Inhibitors
    • Donepezil, Rivastigmine, galantamine
    • Dementia - your DONE! ME RIps GALAxy!

    • 2. NMDA receptor anatgonist
    • Memantine  - Can add on

    3. Vit E! ( if heart disease do not add )
  3. alz with pyschosis
    • 1. atypical antipyshotics
    • OLANZAPINE  - if delusions

    • for depression and DDRi ( fluoxentine )
    • Anxitey add Buspirone
Author
Anonymous
ID
280407
Card Set
Alzheimers dementia
Description
STEP 3
Updated