What percentage of AD patients respond to tacrine therapy?

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1 Nov 2009

Tacrine is used in the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer type.
The FDA has approved Tacrine as a safe and effective therapy for dementia.
The manufacturers do not guarantee it will help a certain percentage of sufferers but studies have shown it to be an effective treatment in responsive individuals.
http://www.drugs.com/ppa/tacrine-hydrochloride-tetrahydroaminoacridine-tha.html

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