Treatment with Tryptophan of Levodopa-Associated Psychiatric Disturbances

B. L. Beasley, John Nutt, R. W. Davenport, T. N. Chase

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Abstract

The effect of 2 to 6 g of tryptophan per day on levodopa-induced psychiatric symptoms was tested in nine patients with Parkinson's disease in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The psychiatric disturbances were not greatly altered by administration of tryptophan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Neurology
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Levodopa
Tryptophan
Psychiatry
Parkinson Disease
Placebos
Therapeutics
Controlled
Placebo
Parkinson's Disease

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Treatment with Tryptophan of Levodopa-Associated Psychiatric Disturbances. / Beasley, B. L.; Nutt, John; Davenport, R. W.; Chase, T. N.

In: Archives of Neurology, Vol. 37, No. 3, 1980, p. 155-156.

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Beasley, B. L. ; Nutt, John ; Davenport, R. W. ; Chase, T. N. / Treatment with Tryptophan of Levodopa-Associated Psychiatric Disturbances. In: Archives of Neurology. 1980 ; Vol. 37, No. 3. pp. 155-156.
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