GALANTAMINE

the name of the inhibitor of acetyl cholinesterase and is used in mild case of Alzheimer disease where it slows down the progression. US...

GLOBAL DETERIORATION SCALE (GDS)

The 7 point scale used to indicate the severity of a primary degenerative dementia, such as Alzheimer

PRESENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE (PDAT)

An outdated label for Alzheimer's type dementia before the patient's 65th birthday.

PSYCHOLOGICAL MASQUERADE

A medical condition that match the presentation of a psychological disorder: for example, epilepsy Alzheimer's or brain tumor.

REMINYL

Trade name of galantamine, often prescribed to decelerate cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease.

RIVASTIGMINE

Marketed under the trade name Exelon, a parasympathomimetic or cholinergic agent in treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's-type dementia and Parkinson's-type dementia. Administered...

S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE (SAM)

Nutritional supplement marketed under the Gumbaral, Samyr, Adomet, Heptral and Admethionine brand names as a prescription drug approved in Russia, Italy, and Germany. ...

SMELL IDENTIFICATION TEST (SIT)

an odour test with 40 different smells for people age 5 and up. It is used to assess sensitivity and to evaluate any impairment...

SENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE TSDAT)

The older name for Alzheimer's type onset after age 65. See Alzheimer's disease.

SENILE PLAQUES

These are the plaques that are linked with the Alzheimer's Disease. The concentration of these plaques is seen in the cerebral cortex. It is...

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