Acute inositol does not attenuate m-CPP-induced anxiety, mydriasis and endocrine effects in panic disorder.

Many anti-panic drugs, administered chronically, can block pharmacologically-induced "panic attacks"; acutely they often exacerbate panic disorder. Theories of action need to account for this biphasic effect. Chronic inositol had previously shown efficacy against panic disorder. The authors investigated the effect of a single dose of 20 g inositol on an m… CONTINUE READING