Urinary incontinence: An unrecognised adverse effect with donepezil

M. Hashimoto, T. Imamura, S. Tanimukai, H. Kazui, Etsuro Mori

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Abstract

Donepezil has been licensed for use in Japan to improve cognitive function since 1999. Among 94 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease who we treated with donepezil, seven patients developed urinary incontinence, although this event was transient in most patients.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalLancet
Volume356
Issue number9229
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Aug 12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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