Quetiapine for agitation or psychosis in patients with dementia and parkinsonism.

@article{Kurlan2007QuetiapineFA,
  title={Quetiapine for agitation or psychosis in patients with dementia and parkinsonism.},
  author={Roger M. Kurlan and Jeffrey Cummings and Rema Raman and Leon Thal},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 17},
  pages={1356-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and tolerability of quetiapine for agitation or psychosis in patients with dementia and parkinsonism. METHODS Multicenter randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel groups clinical trial involving 40 patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (n = 23), Parkinson disease (PD) with dementia (n = 9), or Alzheimer disease with parkinsonian features (n = 8). The main outcome measure for efficacy was change in the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) from… CONTINUE READING

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