Consumer Reports: Alzheimer's drugs are costly, ineffective

01/8/2013 | Washington Post, The

Drugs approved to treat Alzheimer's disease are expensive and are not really effective for many patients, according to Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs. The report said none of the drugs could be considered a "Best Buy," based on analyses from several health care organizations, and that they had side effects that could be debilitating for older patients.

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