Clinical observations with pizotifene (Sandomigran) in the treatment of nonmigrainous depressed women

@article{Bnki1978ClinicalOW,
  title={Clinical observations with pizotifene (Sandomigran) in the treatment of nonmigrainous depressed women},
  author={Csaba M. B{\'a}nki},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten},
  year={1978},
  volume={225},
  pages={67-72}
}
  • C. Bánki
  • Published 7 March 1978
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten
SummaryBased on earlier clinical experiences a group of 52 nonmigrainous depressed women were treated with 3–6mg/day pizotifene (Sandomigran-Sandoz) in order to evaluate a presumed antidepressant action. The Bunney-Hamburg behavior-rating scale was employed to quantify the results. Thirteen patients showed marked improvement and 22 patients partial improvement after three weeks' treatment. Involutional and psychoreactive depressions responded better than endogenous forms. Symptomatically… 

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