Double-blind trial of flumazenil in hemiballismus

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

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Abstract

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
Volume17
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994

Keywords

  • Flumazenil
  • GABA
  • GABA-benzodiazepine receptors
  • Hemiballismus

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    Kulisevsky, J., Avila, A., Berthier, M. L., & Barbanoj, M. (1994). Double-blind trial of flumazenil in hemiballismus. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 17(5), 470-472. https://doi.org/10.1097/00002826-199410000-00010