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J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1997 Fall;9(4):594-7.

The use of risperidone for psychosis and agitation in demented patients with Parkinson's disease.

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA. workman.richardvhvjr@houston.va.gov

Abstract

This pilot study investigated effectiveness and tolerability of risperidone for the treatment of psychosis and agitation in 9 inpatients with Parkinson's disease and dementia. Investigators found risperidone to be effective and safe, without worsening extrapyramidal symptoms or further impairing cognition.

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PMID:
9447503
DOI:
10.1176/jnp.9.4.594
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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