Improvement of Dream Enactment Behavior Associated With Levetiracetam Treatment in Dementia With Lewy Bodies

Felipe Batalini, Alon Avidan, Brian Moseley and John Ringman

published at Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders

This interesting brief case reports a patient with dementia with Lewy bodies whose dream enactment symptoms improved with Levetiracetam. This can turn to be a possible area of research given the better side effect profile of this drug in comparison with benzodiazepines, which is the most studied treatment.

http://journals.lww.com/alzheimerjournal/Citation/2016/04000/Improvement_of_Dream_Enactment_Behavior_Associated.14.aspx

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26485499

felipebatalini

Current Internal Medicine resident at Boston University Medical Center, future Hematology and Oncology fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School.

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