Fluoxetine is not effective in the treatment of post-stroke fatigue: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

@article{ChoiKwon2007FluoxetineIN,
  title={Fluoxetine is not effective in the treatment of post-stroke fatigue: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Smi Choi-Kwon and Jimi Choi and S. U. Kwon and Dong-Wha Kang and Jong Sung Kim},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 2-3},
  pages={103-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although post-stroke fatigue (PoSF) is common, pharmacological interventions to improve PoSF have rarely been carried out. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the therapeutic effect of fluoxetine on PoSF. METHODS We studied 83 consecutive outpatients with PoSF at an average of 14 months after the onset of stroke. The presence of post-stroke depression, post-stroke emotional incontinence and post-stroke anger proneness was also evaluated with the use of a… CONTINUE READING

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