A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of extract of Ginkgo biloba added to haloperidol in treatment-resistant patients with schizophrenia.

@article{Zhang2001ADP,
  title={A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of extract of Ginkgo biloba added to haloperidol in treatment-resistant patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={X. Zhang and D. Zhou and P. Zhang and G. Y. Wu and J. Su and L. Cao},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={
          878-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have indicated that excess free radical formation may be involved in the pathogenesis of patients with schizophrenia. Some investigators suggested that the use of free radical scavengers might provide improvement in schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness and to evaluate the side effects of extract of Ginkgo biloba (EGb) plus haloperidol in chronic, treatment-resistant inpatients with schizophrenia. METHOD One hundred nine patients… Expand
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