Double-Blind, Controlled, Crossover Trial of Inositol Versus Fluvoxamine for the Treatment of Panic Disorder

  title={Double-Blind, Controlled, Crossover Trial of Inositol Versus Fluvoxamine for the Treatment of Panic Disorder},
  author={A. Palatnik and K. Frolov and M. Fux and J. Benjamin},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  • A. Palatnik, K. Frolov, +1 author J. Benjamin
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Only 70% of patients respond to current treatments for panic disorder, and many discontinue drugs because of side effects. myo-Inositol, a natural isomer of glucose and a precursor for the second-messenger phosphatidyl-inositol system, has previously been found superior to placebo in the treatment of depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but a direct comparison with an established drug has never been performed. A double-blind, controlled, random-order crossover… CONTINUE READING
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