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NICE rapped for drug restrictions

3rd August 2006

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is under fire over its decisions to restrict a range of drugs used to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

NICE heard five appeals over two days from campaign groups and drug companies over limiting medicines for treating moderate stages of the condition.

The drugs include donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine, and memantine, which is not recommended for use outside clinical trials.


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