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Published in Neurology

Journal Scan / Research · December 29, 2021

Mirtazapine Not Effective for Agitation in Dementia

The Lancet


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The Lancet
Study of mirtazapine for agitated behaviours in dementia (SYMBAD): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Lancet 2021 Oct 23;398(10310)1487-1497, S Banerjee, J High, S Stirling, L Shepstone, AM Swart, T Telling, C Henderson, C Ballard, P Bentham, A Burns, N Farina, C Fox, P Francis, R Howard, M Knapp, I Leroi, G Livingston, R Nilforooshan, S Nurock, J O'Brien, A Price, AJ Thomas, N Tabet

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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