Urinary incontinence: An unrecognised adverse effect with donepezil

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

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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
Pages (from-to)568
Number of pages1
Issue number9229
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Aug 12

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