Acute inability to mobilise resulting from probable donepezil-induced myoclonus

Emily Henderson, Jennifer Whatley, Alice Huffman

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Abstract

Donepezil is a commonly prescribed cholinesterase inhibitor in Alzheimer’s dementia. We present a case of probable donepezil-induced generalised myoclonus causing total inability to mobilise in a 93-year-old woman.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAge and Ageing
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2018

Keywords

  • donepezil
  • myoclonus
  • Alzheimer disease
  • older people

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