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Effect of Rikkunshi-to on appetite loss found in elderly dementia patients: a preliminary study
Background: Functional gastrointestinal symptoms are frequently found in elderly dementia patients. In such a case, we attempt treatment by the administration of antidepressants or second-generation antipsychotics. However, these medications have a risk of side-effects. In the present study, we carried out oral administration of Rikkunshi-to to elderly dementia patients with appetite loss, and examined its […]
Rivastigmine patch for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease in clinical practice in Thailand
Background: Rivastigmine is a cholinesterase inhibitor for treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease. The new patch formulation was recently made available. We assessed the safety, tolerability, and cognitive outcome of rivastigmine patch in treatment of mild to moderate AD in clinical practice in Thailand.; Methods: A multicentre, […]
Clinical effects of high oral dose of donepezil for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in Japan
Background: Donepezil 10 mg/day gained approval in Japan in August 2007 for the treatment of cognitive dysfunction in advanced Alzheimer’s disease.; Methods: We evaluated the efficacy and adverse effects of donepezil when the dose was increased to 10 mg/day in 61 Japanese patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Cognitive function was evaluated using the Revised Hasegawa Dementia […]
Effect of aromatherapy on patients with Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: Recently, the importance of non-pharmacological therapies for dementia has come to the fore. In the present study, we examined the curative effects of aromatherapy in dementia in 28 elderly people, 17 of whom had Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: After a control period of 28 days, aromatherapy was performed over the following 28 days, with […]