International Psychogeriatrics

Letter

When do we discontinue anti-dementia drugs? Views expressed by clinicians in a national survey within the United Kingdom

Rinki Raya1 and Richard Prettymana1

a1 Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Leicester, UK Email: rinkiray@doctors.org.uk

The use of anti-dementia medication is expected to rise with increasing demand and a growing elderly population. With the implementation of the “Living well with Dementia: National Dementia Strategy” document in the United Kingdom, there is an increased awareness along with an urge for early diagnosis and initiation of treatment.