Delusions and hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies

Worsening with memantine

Basil Ridha, Keith Anthony 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

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Delusions and hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies : Worsening with memantine. / Ridha, Basil; Josephs, Keith Anthony; Rossor, M. N.

In: Neurology, Vol. 65, No. 3, 09.08.2005, p. 481-482.

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