Reactions to Antiparkinson Agents

  • Frank L. Tornatore
  • John J. Sramek
  • Bette L. Okeya
  • Edmond H. Pi


The cardiovascular effects are dose-related. Low doses can cause transient bradycardia; moderate or high doses can cause tachycardia, palpitation, and arrhythmias (due to blockage of vagal effects on the S-A node).


Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Pyloric Stenosis Paralytic Ileus Extrapyramidal Side Effect Antiparkinson Drug 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank L. Tornatore
    • 1
  • John J. Sramek
    • 2
  • Bette L. Okeya
    • 3
  • Edmond H. Pi
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Southern California School of PharmacyLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Clinical Research UnitMetropolitan State HospitalNorwalkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Pharmaceutical ServicesUCLA Medical Center and Neuropsychiatric InstituteLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Southern California School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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