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The nurse is providing teaching regarding drug therapy to the husband of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease. She was diagnosed 3 months ago, has mild memory loss, and will be receiving donepezil (Aricept). What is the drug’s expected action?


▸ Prevents memory loss in later stages

▸ Reverses the course of Alzheimer’s disease

▸ Provides sedation to prevent agitation and restlessness

▸ May help to improve the mood and decrease confusion
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May help to improve the mood and decrease confusion

Donepezil is used to treat mild-to-moderate dementia occurring in Alzheimer’s disease and may improve the symptoms of the disease.
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