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In a single-blind trial of therapy in 20 patients with idiopathic Parkinson disease, domperidone prevented nausea and vomiting induced by bromocriptine without diminishing beneficial central effects. Combination of the two drugs permitted rapid increase in bromocriptine dosage from 22.5 mg per day to 148 mg per day, with 71% mean clinical improvement over(More)
Blood pressure and pulse rate were studied in 20 Parkinsonian patients on no treatment, and during treatment with bromocriptine (mean dosage 148 mg/day) as the sole anti-Parkinsonian therapy. The drug was shown to reduce erect systolic and diastolic and supine systolic blood pressure and to increase erect pulse rate, in a predictable dose-dependent manner.(More)
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