Lisuride in de novo Parkinsonian patients: A four-year follow-up

P. Giovannini, G. Scigliano, I. Piccolo, P. Soliveri, I. Suchy, T. Caraceni

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Lisuride at a mean daily dose of 3.2 mg was given to 15 untreated idiopathic Parkinson's disease patients. There were 10 dropouts, due mainly to inefficacy in the first months of therapy. The parkinsonian pattern in the patients who remained in the study for the full 4 years showed distinct improvement, which was maintained for less than 2 years. The patients did not develop 'on-off' phenomena or abnormal involuntary movements during follow-up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)322-327
Number of pages6
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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