Higher-dose Exelon Patch approved for Alzheimer's

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Higher-dose Exelon Patch approved for Alzheimer's
Higher-dose Exelon Patch approved for Alzheimer's
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a 13.3mg/24h dosage strength of the Exelon Patch for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Approval was based on a 48-week double-blind phase of the OPTIMA study. The controlled trial targeted people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's. Compared to an older patch, patients treated with this higher dosage patch experienced statistically significant functional improvement.
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