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J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1997 Fall;9(4):591-3.

Pilot study of haloperidol, fluoxetine, and placebo for agitation in Alzheimer's disease.

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Department of Neurology and Center for Geriatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Abstract

This pilot study compared haloperidol, fluoxetine, and placebo for reduction of agitation in 15 outpatients with AD. The two drugs were no more effective than placebo at reducing agitation in these subjects; however, both drugs produced more toxicity than did placebo.

PMID:
9447502
DOI:
10.1176/jnp.9.4.591
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