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Table 4 Percent of Clinicians Prescribing Other Drugs

From: Clinicians’ prescription preferences for treating patients with Alzheimer’s disease in Shanghai

  Psychiatrists (n = 39) Neurologists (n = 66) General physicians (n = 43)
Oxiracetam/aniracetam
n (%)
22(56.4) 43(65.2) 30(69.8)
Ginkgo Biloba extract
n (%)
28(71.8) 48(72.7) 34(79.1)
Ergot alkaloid
n (%)
18(46.2) 38(57.6) 18(41.9)
Vitamin E
n (%)**
4(10.3) 5(37.9) 223(53.5)
Nutrition supplements
n (%)**
7(17.9) 40(60.6) 25(58.1)
Herbs/traditional Chinese medicine
n (%)*
11(28.2) 33(50.0) 3(53.5)
  1. Notes: *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01