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Antidementia medications: when to stop | PZ – Pharmaceutical newspaper

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Antidementia medications: when to stop |  PZ – Pharmaceutical newspaper

She advocated discontinuing anti-dementia medications if side effects such as exhaustion, weight loss, gastrointestinal complaints or dizziness severely affect the patient. “We also do discontinuation tests to see whether the medication is still effective.” This should also be considered when patients reach the stage of severe dementia, become bedridden or can no longer communicate. “The bottom line is that it’s always about the quality of life and the supply situation.” However, discontinuation should not be done on your own initiative, but should always be monitored by a doctor.

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