Higher-dose Exelon Patch approved for Alzheimer's

Share this article:
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.
Share this article:

More in Products

Malnutrition remains issue

Identifying malnutrition in patients upon admission to a hospital is a low-cost way to improve patient outcomes and reduce readmissions, a new report says. Alleviating Hospital-Based Malnutrition: A Baseline Progress Report is an assessment of hospital-based malnutrition released in connection with the first anniversary of ...

Construction Specialties introduces wall and door protection

Construction Specialties introduces wall and door protection

Construction Specialties Inc. (C/S) has debuted a new line of wall and door protection, Acrovyn by Design and Acrovyn Doors by Design. The products embed high-resolution images and logos as ...

BioSensics launches ActivePERS fall detection

BioSensics launches ActivePERS fall detection

BioSensics has introduced ActivePERS, a personal emergency response and telemonitoring solution for seniors.