This database contains 8 studies, archived under the term: "capsules"
Impact of rivastigmine patch and capsules on activities of daily living in Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Rivastigmine patches provide similar efficacy to rivastigmine capsules with a lower incidence of gastrointestinal side effects in patients with probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: Post hoc analysis of a 24-week, prospective, international, randomized, double-blind, placebo- and active-controlled trial. Patients (n = 892) with probable AD received rivastigmine transdermal patches (9.5 mg/24 hours [10 cm(2)]), […]
Efficacy of rivastigmine transdermal patch on activities of daily living: item responder analyses
Objective: In Alzheimer’s disease (AD), rivastigmine has demonstrated statistically significant efficacy versus placebo on cognition and activities of daily living (ADL). The aim of this retrospective analysis was to further evaluate the treatment effects of rivastigmine on individual ADL items.; Methods: This exploratory analysis focused on the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Activities of Daily Living […]
Long-term effects of rivastigmine capsules in patients with traumatic brain injury
Objective: To investigate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of rivastigmine capsules (3-12 mg/day) in a 26-week, multi-centre, open-label extension of a double-blind study.; Methods: Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and persistent cognitive impairment who had received rivastigmine (3-6 mg/day) or placebo for 12 weeks could enter the extension study and receive rivastigmine (< or […]