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Phase II crossover trial of varenicline in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Evidence supports a role of α4β2 receptors in Alzheimer’s disease (AD).; Methods: This Korean, multicenter, double-blind, two-period (6 weeks each), crossover study randomized participants to the order in which they received varenicline (1 mg twice daily) and placebo. Assessments included AD Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-Cog) 75, Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), adverse events (AEs) and Columbia-Suicide […]
The safety, tolerability, and efficacy of once-daily memantine (28 mg): a multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in patients with moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease taking cholinesterase inhibitors
Introduction: Immediate-release memantine (10 mg, twice daily) is approved in the USA for moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This study evaluated the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a higher-dose, once-daily, extended-release formulation in patients with moderate-to-severe AD concurrently taking cholinesterase inhibitors.; Methods: In this 24-week, double-blind, multinational study (NCT00322153), outpatients with AD (Mini-Mental State Examination scores of […]
Long-term safety of rivastigmine in parkinson disease dementia: an open-label, randomized study
Objective: This study investigated the long-term safety of rivastigmine (12 mg/d capsules, 9.5 mg/24 h patch) and effects on motor symptoms in patients with mild-to-moderately severe Parkinson disease dementia.; Methods: This was a 76-week, prospective, open-label, randomized study in patients aged 50 to 85 years. Primary outcomes included incidence of, and discontinuation due to, predefined […]
A phase 3 trial of semagacestat for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Background: Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by the presence of cortical amyloid-beta (Aβ) protein plaques, which result from the sequential action of β-secretase and γ-secretase on amyloid precursor protein. Semagacestat is a small-molecule γ-secretase inhibitor that was developed as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.; Methods: We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which 1537 patients […]
Safety and effectiveness of donepezil on behavioral symptoms in patients with Alzheimer disease
The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and treatment responsiveness of neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer disease recruited in a naturalistic treatment setting in Spain. All the patients, who matched the prescribing recommendations for donepezil and were able to participate in the study, received donepezil (5 to […]