Alzheimer's disease - donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine (TA217)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'dementia'
This guidance replaces NICE technology appraisal guidance 111 issued in November 2006 (amended September 2007, August 2009).
The review and re-appraisal of donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease has resulted in a change in the guidance. Specifically:
- donepezil, galantamine and rivastigmine are now recommended as options for managing mild as well as moderate Alzheimer’s disease, and
- memantine is now recommended as an option for managing moderate Alzheimer’s disease for people who cannot take AChE inhibitors, and as an option for managing severe Alzheimer’s disease.
- TA217 Alzheimer's disease - donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine: guidance (web format)
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
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This page was last updated: 18 May 2011
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- TA217 Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine a memantine ar gyfer clefyd Alzheimer: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
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