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Psychiatrists recommend Alzheimer's patients give up driving

...modestly slowed the loss of patients' ability to bathe, dress and do other tasks. It did not aid memory, but two drugs, Cognex and Aricept, do mildly help some patients' mental capacity. When and how to get patients out of the driver's seat, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/01/ent_207570.shtml
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FDA advisers evaluate drug to slow late-stage Alzheimer's

...facing the drug, some of the agency's advisers said Wednesday. Today's Alzheimer's drugs - Aricept, Exelon, Reminyl and Cognex - delay the breakdown of a brain chemical called acetylcholine that is vital for nerve cells to communicate. Memantine works...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/25/tec_391241.shtml
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Search for cause progresses

...forms and thus could have multiple causes, Dr. Hill said. Currently, the only two drugs approved to treat it - Aricept and Cognex - don't stop the disease process and only temporarily improve thinking in some people by raising the amount of the acetylcholine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/20/tec_296226.shtml
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Researchers focusing on ways to slow Alzheimer's

...era, giving doctors a wealth of more-effective weapons against the disease. Today, there are only two sanctioned drugs, Cognex and Aricept, to give patients perhaps a year of stability before their thinking processes and memory resume the inevitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/29/ent_243157.shtml
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Study: Vitamin E could help slow Alzheimer's disease

...whether doctors should combine vitamin E or selegiline with the two other Alzheimer's drugs already on the market - tacrine, or Cognex, and donepezil, or Aricept - which mildly improve some patients' mental capacity but do not slow the disease. Sano cautioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/24/ent_207252.shtml
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