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About Medicines for Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)


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

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

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

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

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

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
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