Prescribing of drugs for alzheimer’s disease: a preliminary study
- In: SIG: Pharmacoepidemiology/Pharmacoeconomics - Posters
- At: Basel (Switzerland) (2008)
- Type: Poster
- Poster code: PP-P-006
- By: TRUTER, Ilse (Drug Utilization Research Unit, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is an irreversible progressive disease that affects cognitive, behavioural and functional abilities. The prevalence of AD is increasing as the world’s population is aging. Memantine is the first product in a new category of drugs effective against dementia. It was launched in March 2006 in South Africa. The primary .. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.