The Effect of Extract of Ginkgo Biloba Added to Haloperidol on Superoxide Dismutase in Inpatients With Chronic Schizophrenia

  title={The Effect of Extract of Ginkgo Biloba Added to Haloperidol on Superoxide Dismutase in Inpatients With Chronic Schizophrenia},
  author={Xiang Yang Zhang and Dong Feng Zhou and Jian-min Su and Pei Yan Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  • Xiang Yang Zhang, D. Zhou, +1 author Pei Yan Zhang
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of the classic antipsychotic haloperidol plus extract of ginkgo biloba (EGb) on treatment-resistant chronic schizophrenia and on blood superoxide dismutase (SOD) levels. Eighty-two patients with chronic refractory schizophrenia were studied. Forty-three patients were treated with haloperidol plus extract of ginkgo biloba (group 1), and 39 received haloperidol plus placebo (group 2). SOD levels of these patients were measured before and after… Expand
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