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Deanol in tardive dyskinesia: A preliminary report

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Deanol, a CNS stimulant and putative precursor of choline, has been given to 10 subjects with tardive dyskinesia. All subjects showed relief of symptoms of TD, possibly through enhancing CNS cholinergic mechanisms.

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Fann, W.E., Sullivan, J.L., Miller, R.D. et al. Deanol in tardive dyskinesia: A preliminary report. Psychopharmacologia 42, 135–137 (1975). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00429543

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Key words

  • Movement Disorders
  • Dyskinesia
  • Acetylcholine
  • Dopamine