Effects of rivastigmine in patients with and without visual hallucinations in dementia associated with Parkinson's disease

@article{Burn2006EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of rivastigmine in patients with and without visual hallucinations in dementia associated with Parkinson's disease},
  author={David J. Burn and Murat Emre and Ian G. McKeith and Peter Paul de Deyn and Dag Aarsland and Chuanchieh Hsu and Roger M. Lane},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
  year={2006},
  volume={21}
}
We aimed to determine prospectively whether rivastigmine, an inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase, provided benefits in patients with and without visual hallucinations in a population with dementia associated with Parkinson's disease (PDD). This was a 24‐week double‐blind placebo‐controlled study. Primary efficacy measures were the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale cognitive subscale (ADAS‐cog) and Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study–Clinician's Global Impression of… 

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