OBJECTIVE Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), a free-radical scavenger, has been reported to improve symptoms of tardive dyskinesia. The authors attempted to replicate this finding under more controlled conditions in a larger study group. METHOD Fifteen inpatients and six outpatients with tardive dyskinesia received up to 1600 IU/day of vitamin E for 6 weeks in… (More)
Twelve patients with a history of cerebral ischemia were randomized to treatment with the N-methyl-D-aspartate antagonist dextromethorphan (60 or 90 mg p.o. q.i.d.) or placebo for 2 weeks in a randomized, safety study. Neuropsychological testing did not detect evidence of cognitive dysfunction; however, side effects including lightheadedness, drowsiness,… (More)
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Activities of cholinephosphotransferase (EC 184.108.40.206) and ethanolaminephosphotransferase (EC 220.127.116.11) were evaluated in microsomal preparations derived from rabbit cerebrum. Animals ranged in age from nineteen days' gestation through two months of postnatal development. Under optimal conditions the properties of these transferases in rabbit brain were… (More)