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Oral pharmacological treatment of X-linked dystonia parkinsonism: Successes and failures.

Roland Dominic G. Jamora,
Roland Dominic G. Jamora,
Cid Czarina E. Diesta,
Paul Matthew D. Pasco,
Lillian V. Lee

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There is a paucity of published literature on the different oral medications tried for X-linked dystonia parkinsonism (XDP). In practice, most XDP patients are tired on medication typically used for patients with generalized dystonia. These drugs include anticholinergic agents, baclofen, clonazepam and other ben-zodiazepines, tetrabenazine, and clozapine. Although several articles have shown that these classess of drugs are beneficial for patients with generalized dystonia, none been systematically studied specifically for XDP patients. We are currently conducting the first randomized, placebo-controlled trial on the medications that have been used in XDP.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
The Philippine Journal of Neurology
Frequency
Semi-Annual
Publication Date
August 2012
Volume
16
Issue
1
Page(s)
79-82
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Box no.54 Fulltext Print Format (Request Document)
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