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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 […]
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 […]
Safety and tolerability of the rivastigmine patch: results of a 28-week open-label extension
The primary objective of the open-label extension was to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of a transdermal rivastigmine patch up to 1 year, as a novel approach to treatment in Alzheimer disease. This was a 28-week extension to a 24-week, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled, and active-controlled study evaluating rivastigmine patches [9.5 mg/24 h (10 cm2) […]