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Rivastigmine in the treatment of parkinsonian psychosis anti cognitive impairment: Preliminary findings from an open trial

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Anna Luce, Professor Ian McKeith


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This open study assessed the ability of rivastigmine to treat the neuropsychiatric complications of advanced Parkinson's disease. In a group of 12 patients, hallucinations, sleep disturbance, and carer distress were all improved and cognitive performance significantly enhanced by the drug. (C) 2001 Movement Disorder Society.

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Author(s): McKeith IG; Luce AK; Reading PJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Movement Disorders

Year: 2001

Volume: 16

Issue: 6

Pages: 1171-1174

ISSN (print): 0885-3185

ISSN (electronic): 1531-8257

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


DOI: 10.1002/mds.1204


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