Antimuscarinic Agents as Substances of Abuse: A Review

@article{Dilsaver1988AntimuscarinicAA,
  title={Antimuscarinic Agents as Substances of Abuse: A Review},
  author={S. Dilsaver},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={1988},
  volume={8},
  pages={14–22}
}
  • S. Dilsaver
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Centrally active antimuscarinic agents are generally used in psychiatry to treat the extrapyramidal side effects of antipsychotic medications. However, these agents may have antidepressant and mood-elevating properties, and the literature suggests they are liable to abuse. The author reviews this literature and discusses its implication. 
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