This database contains 10 studies, archived under the term: "sleep disorders"
Levodopa use and sleep in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies
Sleep disturbance and excessive daytime somnolence (EDS) are features of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) that may be influenced by dopamine replacement therapy. The effect of levodopa on sleep and EDS in DLB is unknown and unclear in PD. The aim of this study is to determine if levodopa treatment alters […]
Effect of the timing of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor ingestion on sleep
Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease experience sleep disturbances, and donepezil is usually prescribed for night-time administration. However, increased acetylcholine is associated with cortical arousal. We evaluated whether subjective sleep quality differed according to the timing of medication administration. Ninety-two patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease who had taken donepezil at night (n=54) or galantamine […]