Factors associated with the effect of pramipexole on symptoms of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.

@article{Sasai2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the effect of pramipexole on symptoms of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.},
  author={T. Sasai and M. Matsuura and Y. Inoue},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          153-7
        }
}
  • T. Sasai, M. Matsuura, Y. Inoue
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Parkinsonism & related disorders
  • BACKGROUND The clinical effectiveness of pramipexole (PPX), a candidate treatment for idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), varies among individuals. This study investigates factors associated with PPX effectiveness for treating RBD symptoms. METHODS Ninety-eight consecutive patients with RBD who had taken PPX or clonazepam (CNZP) for more than three months were enrolled. Factors associated with PPX effectiveness were examined: the ratio of REM sleep without atonia to… CONTINUE READING
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