Gibson, R. C. ; Barnaby, Loraine A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Rivastigmine in the Treatment of Alcohol-Induced Persisting Dementia
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
A case of Alcohol-Induced Persisting Dementia (AIPD) in a 62-year-old man is presented. His progress on treatment with the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, Rivastigmine, is followed. The significant improvement observed suggests that AIPD may be a new indication for this class of drug.