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The Alzheimer's Library
About Medicines for Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

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A comparison of the efficacy of donepezil in Parkinson's disease with dementia a...

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BACKGROUND: Parkinson's disease with dementia (PDD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) overlap in phenomenology and neurochemical deficits. We hypothesised they would not differ in their response READ MORE
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16163744

The acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for treatment of cognitive and behavioral sy...

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Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a common cause of dementia with effects on cognition, mood, behavior, and function. Changes in the acetylcholine system have been reported in brains of patients with READ MORE
http://www.ps.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx...

Donepezil Associated Bradyarrhythmia in a Patient with Dementia with Lewy Bodies...

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Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a neurodegenerative condition that results in loss of mesopontine cholinergic neurons and sympathetic deinnervation. While acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (ChE-Is) h READ MORE
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2879079/

Donepezil for dementia with Lewy bodies: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

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Objective: Since cholinergic deficits are prominent in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), we investigated the effects of a cholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil, in such patients in a randomized, doubl READ MORE
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.23557/abstract

Namenda "Mildly Beneficial" for Lewy-Body Dementia

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Memantine might lessen deterioration and improve behavioural symptoms in patients with a neurodegenerative disease known as dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)*, and has the potential to become a treatmen READ MORE
http://www.alzheimersweekly.com/Treatment/namenda-mildly-beneficial-fo...

Management of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias CME

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This general overview of cholinesterase inhibitors discusses their use in treating Lewy body dementia (LBD). The Management of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Part 2 -- The Role of Choli READ MORE
http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/467554_1
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