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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Gibson, R. C. ; Barnaby, Loraine A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Rivastigmine in the Treatment of Alcohol-Induced Persisting Dementia
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
52
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
59-61
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
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.
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