Table 11. Efficacy of Cholinesterase Inhibitors in Alzheimer's Disease

DrugCognitive FunctionClinician-assessed Global FunctionPhysical Function: Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)Behavioral SymptomsQuality of LifeCaregiver Burden
Tacrine++NSNSNTNT
Donepezil+++NSNS+
Rivastigmine+++NSNTNT
Galantamine+++NSNTNT

Key:

+ Statistically significant effect

NS No significant effect

NT Not tested

From: 3, Results

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