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To compare the clinical efficacy of donepezil between the naive group and the switching group.
The purposes of this study are:
1. to compare the efficacy between switching patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) from galantamine or rivastigmine to donepezil because they were not responding adequately, and naive patients with AD who initiated therapy with donepezil
2. to help to clinicians in choosing the best treatment
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Samsung Medical Center
#50 Ilwon-Dong, Kangnam-Gu
Korea, Republic of
Samsung Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:37-0400
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