Drug-induced parkinsonism in the elderly: incidence, management and prevention.

@article{LpezSendn2012DruginducedPI,
  title={Drug-induced parkinsonism in the elderly: incidence, management and prevention.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez-Send{\'o}n and Mar{\'i}a {\'A}ngeles Mena and Justo Garc{\'i}a de Y{\'e}benes},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          105-18
        }
}
Drug-induced parkinsonism (DIP) has been claimed to be the most prevalent cause of secondary parkinsonism in clinical practice in the Western world. Since the first descriptions in the early 1950s the prevalence of DIP seems to be increasing and approaching that of idiopathic Parkinson's disease (iPD) due to the aging of the population and the rising of polypharmacotherapy. Despite the wide interest this subject has raised in the past, it seems to be frequently overlooked by the medical… CONTINUE READING
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