Vitamin E is sometimes prescribed at high doses for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin E is also known by its chemical name, Alpha-tocopherol. Vitamin E may be prescribed along with Namenda.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant, a type of nutrient that protects cells from damage. Vitamin E is believed to slow the rate of functional decline in some people with Alzheimer’s disease by protecting brain cells.
How do I take it?
Vitamin E is taken orally as a dietary supplement.
Take Vitamin E exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
There are no side effects listed for Vitamin E. At high dosages, Vitamin E may interact with medications, especially blood thinners and cholesterol drugs.