There is currently no cure for dementia, but there are drugs that can help with some of the symptoms. Here we explain what is available.
Drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease
There are drugs which can lessen some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, or slow down its progression for a while.
Drugs used to relieve behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia
Sometimes a person with dementia will become restless, agitated or aggressive, or have hallucinations. If non-drug approaches don’t work, there are drugs that can be tried.