The efficacy of a centrally active cholinesterase inhibitor, rivastigmine tartrate (ENA 713; Exelon®), in patients with mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease was evaluated in a 26-week open-label extension of a 26-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. By 52 weeks, patients originally treated with 6–12 mg/day rivastigmine had significantly better cognitive function than patients originally treated with placebo.
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Received: Received: February 8, 2000
Accepted: June 30, 2000
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Number of Figures : 1, Number of Tables : 3, Number of References : 10
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