Memantine for PDD or DLB

Underwriting Quick Notes:

  • PDD = Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
  • DLB = Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  • Memantine = Namenda

Memantine for patients with Parkinson’s disease dementia or dementia with Lewy bodies: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial : The Lancet Neurology

Memantine seems to improve global clinical status and behavioural symptoms of patients with mild to moderate DLB, and might be an option for treatment of these patients.

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