Drug Brand Names Aripiprazole * Abilify Mirtazapine * Remeron Clozapine * Clozaril Olanzapine * Zyprexa Donepezil * Aricept Quetiapine * Seroquel Haloperidol * Haldol Risperidone * Risperdal Memantine * Namenda Rivastigmine
Methods: Total 56 patients aged 50-75 years, suffering from dementia, were allocated into one of the two treatments: group 1) Ginkgo biloba (120 mg daily dose); group 2) rivastigmine
He went on to note that donepezil "is more likely to give you diarrhea than rivastigmine
is, and the rivastigmine
patch will give you a rash in 5%-10% of patients.
Nice confirmed that it was extending previous recommendations for the use of three drugs - Donepezil (Aricept, Eisai/Pfizer), galantamine (Reminyl, Shire) and rivastigmine
(Exelon, Novartis) - to include mild, as well as moderate Alzheimer's disease.
The objective of this review is to assess the effects of ChEIs (donepezil, rivastigmine
, and galantamine) in delaying the conversion from MCI to Alzheimer disease or dementia.
Examples can be seen in new treatments for Alzheimer's disease including a recent US filing of a 7-day donepezil patch and the first rivastigmine
Four cholinesterase inhibitor drugs are approved by the FDA and available in the United States: donepezil (Aricept[TM]), galantamine (Razadyne[TM]), rivastigmine
(Exelon[TM]), and tacrine (Cognex[TM]) (Alzheimer's Association 2009c).
There is wide variation across England in who gets cholinesterase inhibitors, such as donepezil, rivastigmine
and galantamine, it showed.
New topics include infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy, neuronal migration disorders, meningococcal vaccines, pneumococcal meningitis, rivastigmine
, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and TORCH Disorders.
A very common treatment for Alzheimer's disease is an acetylcholine esterase inhibitor such as galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine
(Exelon) and donepezil (Aricept).
Galantamine and rivastigmine
were more effective than placebo, and memantine was more effective only for patients with mild to moderate vascular dementia.
The guidelines panel mined data from 59 studies that examined any of the five drugs approved for dementia treatment in the United States (donepezil, rivastigmine
, galantamine, tacrine, and memantine).