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Parkinson's disease exacerbated by paroxetine

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

John Moran
Affiliation:
University College Hospital Galway, Co Galway, Ireland

Abstract

Patients with Parkinson's disease are frequently treated by psychiatrists. We report on the exacerbation of parkinsonian symptoms in tw o patients prescribed paroxetine, an SSRI antidepressant. We discuss the possible mechanism for such an interaction.

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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1997

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