Perazine for schizophrenia.

  title={Perazine for schizophrenia.},
  author={Stefan Leucht and Bartosz Helfer and Benno Hartung},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Perazine is an old phenothiazine derivative used for the treatment of people with schizophrenia and is reputed to have a low level of extrapyramidal adverse effects. As far as we are aware, its use is limited to Germany, Poland, the former Yugoslavia and the Netherlands. OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of perazine for those with schizophrenia or related psychoses in comparison with placebo, no treatment or other antipsychotic medications. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane… CONTINUE READING