AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND OTHER DEMENTIAS, vol.29, no.8, pp.735-738, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND OTHER DEMENTIAS
rivastigmine patch, oral rivastigmine, Alzheimer's disease, arrhythmia, hypotension, elderly, TRANSDERMAL PATCH, DOUBLE-BLIND, QT INTERVAL, POPULATION, 6-MONTH
Objective: Rivastigmine is commonly used for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). All cholinesterase inhibitors, including rivastigmine, may cause cardiac side effects. The aim of this study is to compare the electrocardiographic (ECG) and hypotensive effects of formulations of rivastigmine.