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Alzheimers

Memantine

A: First, confirm that your primary care physician has diagnosed the underlying cause of your nystagmus.
Nystagmus is a clinical finding, not a disease. There are several different potential causes and underlying diseases, some very serious.
You don’t want to treat a symptom and ignore the cause.
Once the diagnosis and treatment have been addressed, if the nystagmus [...]

Namenda

So, if she can only take one, which one should it be?
A: Clinicians should base the choice of pharmacologic agents on tolerability, adverse effect profile, ease of use, and cost of medication. The evidence is insufficient to compare the effectiveness of different pharmacologic agents for the treatment of dementia.
Q: Does anyone know anything about [...]