Nervous system disorders

Behavioral symptoms from dementia

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All Medications for Behavioral symptoms from dementia

  • Antipsychotic > Atypical

    • Risperdal
      (Risperidone)
      Prescription only

      Risperdal (Risperidone) is good for treating psychosis, mania, and irritability. Among newer antipsychotic medicines, more likely to cause side effects, especially weight gain and hormone problems.

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      • Pill
      • Dissolving tablet
      • Liquid
      • Injection
    • Zyprexa
      (Olanzapine)
      Prescription only

      Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is good for treating psychosis, mania, and agitation. More likely to cause weight gain and sleepiness than other antipsychotics.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Dissolving tablet
      • Injection

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