Antiparkinsonian drugs in the treatment of neuroleptic-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.

@article{BezchlibnykButler1994AntiparkinsonianDI,
  title={Antiparkinsonian drugs in the treatment of neuroleptic-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.},
  author={K Z Bezchlibnyk-Butler and Gary J. Remington},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={
          74-84
        }
}
Most patients on neuroleptic therapy experience extrapyramidal symptoms in one form or another during treatment. While the risk of extrapyramidal symptoms appears diminished with the newer and "atypical" neuroleptics (for example, risperidone, remoxipride, clozapine), it is not eliminated. It is essential that the treating clinician monitor for such side effects since if they are left untreated they can be an ongoing source of discomfort to the patient and may affect compliance with therapy… CONTINUE READING
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