Delusions and hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies: Worsening with memantine

Basil Ridha, K. A. Josephs, M. N. Rossor

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Abstract

Three patients with probable dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) experienced worsening delusions and visual hallucinations as a result of memantine therapy. Significant resolution occurred once treatment was discontinued. Caution is required when prescribing memantine to patients with possible DLB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-482
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume65
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 9 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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