Insomnia and dementia: is agomelatine treatment helpful? Case report and review of the literature.

@article{Altnyazar2016InsomniaAD,
  title={Insomnia and dementia: is agomelatine treatment helpful? Case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Vesile Altınyazar and Nefati Kiylioglu},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in psychopharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={263-8}
}
The treatment of sleep disorders in Alzheimer's disease (AD) may be quite challenging in elderly patients because of drug side effects or interactions and comorbid local or systemic diseases. Here, we report a patient with AD, who was suffering from severe insomnia and depression. We ordered agomelatine for the treatment of insomnia in this patient, and it… CONTINUE READING