yes, Aricpet is donepezil
there are many medical conditions which can cause dementia and alzheimers dementia in patients
some conditions can be treated and reversed.
Alzheimer disease is a clinical diagnosis. However, ancillary imaging studies (eg, computed tomography [CT]; magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]; and, in selected cases, single-photon emission CT [SPECT] or positron emission tomography [PET]) and laboratory tests may be used. These tests help exclude other possible causes for dementia (eg, cerebrovascular disease, cobalamin [vitamin B12] deficiency, syphilis, thyroid disease).
so she should get a brain scan and blood test to check for thyroid problems and syphilis and stroke issues.
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