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Memantine for dementia.

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BACKGROUND: Memantine, a low affinity antagonist to glutamate NMDA receptors, may prevent excitatory neurotoxicity in dementia. OBJECTIVES: To determine efficacy and safety of memantine for people with Alzheimer's disease (AD), vascular (VD) and mixed dementia. SEARCH STRATEGY: The Specialized Register of the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group was searched on 8th February 2006. This register contains references from all major healthcare databases and many ongoing trial databas...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Stroke and Geratology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews More from this journal
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD003154
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
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pubs:111061
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uuid:fdba28f5-347a-44be-a9cf-27e610458aae
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pubs:111061
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111061
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2012-12-19

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