NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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4 Central nervous system

4.11 Drugs for dementia

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Restrictions: Restricted to use in patients with moderate disease who are intolerant of, or have contraindications to acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors or who have severe Alzheimer's disease.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/119738.htm


Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Orodispersible tablets are restricted to patients with swallowing difficulties.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/61148.htm


Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/89494.htm


Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation. Use of the transdermal patch is further restricted to patients for whom rivastigmine is an appropriate choice and in whom a transdermal patch is an appropriate choice of formulation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/68979.htm