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Can medication be used to treat Alzheimer's behavior problems?

Eric Pfeiffer
Psychiatry
Alzheimer’s medications can help reduce some behavioral problems, such as depression, irritability or agitation. But if these problems are more severe, additional medications are available to treat them. They include antidepressant medications for severe depression, and major tranquilizers for severe agitation or for hallucinations and delusions.
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