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Effectiveness of Citalopram for Agitation in Alzheimer’s May Be Limited to Subset of Patients

Citalopram may be of limited use for the treatment of agitation in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report online in AJP in Advance.Researchers from the Citalopram for Agitation in Alzheimer Disease (CitAD) trial found that while patients with mild cognitive impairment and moderate agitation showed some improvements when taking citalopram, placebo proved more effective than citalopram for patients experiencing severe cognitive impairment and agitation.As was described in a 2014 report on the CitAD trial, 186 patients with Alzheimer’s disease and clinically significant agitation were randomly assigned to receive...

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Published By: Psychiatric News - Tuesday, 19 January, 2016

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