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2-Dimethylaminoethanol (Deanol) in Huntington's chorea
  1. T. A. Caraceni,
  2. F. Girotti,
  3. I. Celano,
  4. E. Parati,
  5. L. Balboni
  1. Istituto Neurologico “C.Besta,” Milan, Italy


    A double-blind crossover trial with 2-dimethylaminoethanol (Deanol), a possible precursor of brain acetylcholine, was carried out in nine patients with Huntington's chorea. It was found to be ineffective in inducing any alteration in hyperkinesia.

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