Successful Use of Donepezil for the Treatment of Dementia with Lewy Bodies

@inproceedings{RojasFernandez2001SuccessfulUO,
  title={Successful Use of Donepezil for the Treatment of Dementia with Lewy Bodies},
  author={C. Rojas-Fernandez},
  booktitle={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2001}
}
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of the successful use of donepezil for treatment of cognitive and noncognitive symptoms in a patient with dementia with Lewy bodies. CASE SUMMARY: An 86-year-old white woman with dementia was experiencing early-onset significant fluctuation of her cognitive status, functional impairment, visual hallucinations, aggression, and parkinsonism. She was initially diagnosed with Alzheimer disease and Parkinson's disease and prescribed donepezil 5 mg/d and benztropine 1 mg… Expand
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