This database contains 4 studies, archived under the term: "appetite"
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 […]
Switching from donepezil tablets to rivastigmine transdermal patch in Alzheimer’s disease
Objective: Evaluate safety and tolerability of switching from donepezil to rivastigmine transdermal patch in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.; Methods: Prospective, parallel-group, open-label study to evaluate immediate or delayed switch from 5-10 mg/day donepezil to 4.6 mg/24 h rivastigmine following a 4-week treatment period.; Results: Rates of discontinuation due to any reason or […]