Which medications have FDA approval for the treatment of Alzheimer disease (AD) in Down syndrome (DS)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2019
  • Author: Norberto Alvarez, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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The medications below have been recommended or used in individuals with Alzheimer disease (AD). Donepezil, and   rivastigmine, are the only drugs approved by the FDA for the treatment of AD  investigated in individuals with Down syndrome (DS). [109, 110, 111, 112]


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