Modulatory effect of clozapine on levodopa response in Parkinson's disease: a preliminary study.

Clozapine has been shown not only to be effective in ameliorating dopaminomimetic psychosis but to improve parkinsonian symptomatology. Six parkinsonian patients with motor fluctuations under levodopa treatment and severe interdose "off" periods (believed to be mediated by an inhibitory effect of subthreshold levels of levodopa) underwent a trial of… CONTINUE READING