Geno J. Merli, MD; Howard H. Weitz, MD
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Cynthia Kuttner, M.D.
VA, Chillicothe Ohio
February 17, 2019
Intensification of treatment for CAD
You didn't comment on what you would do--perhaps a statin and aspirin? Also I wonder if the hemoglobin A1C of 5.6 is now too low and if you would back off on the dose of metformin?
VA Chillicothe, Ohio
Donepezil's GI side effects often outweigh the benefits, would suggest a trial and consider discontinuation if it is not helping cognition and causing GI or cardiac side effects. As a geriatrician, I have not seen much benefit
Merli GJ, Weitz HH. Annals Consult Guys - New Right Bundle Branch Block and Newly Diagnosed Alzheimer's: What to Do?. Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:CG1. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/W18-0027
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2018;169(12):CG1.
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