Double-blind trial of flumazenil in hemiballismus

J. Kulisevsky, A. Avila, M. L. Berthier, M. Barbanoj

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Three patients with hemiballismus received intravenous flumazenil and placebo in a double-blind cross-over study aimed to investigate whether an antagonistic action at the level of the GABA-benzodiazepine receptors may improve choreoballistic movements. No clinical benefit was seen.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)470-472
JournalClinical Neuropharmacology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994


  • Flumazenil
  • GABA
  • GABA-benzodiazepine receptors
  • Hemiballismus


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