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Nomifensine in parkinsonism.
  1. P F Teychenne,
  2. D M Park,
  3. L J Findley,
  4. F C Rose,
  5. D B Calne

    Abstract

    Nomifensine, a tetrahydroisoquinolone antidepressant which facilitates dopaminergic and noradrenergic transmission, was studied in 28 Parkinsonism patients most of whom were also receiving conventional medications. Double-blind evaluations revealed a moderate therapeutic action at a mean dose level of 150 mg daily. Adverse reactions were encountered, similar to those identical by levodopa.

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