Seroquel Fails to Treat Dementia With Parkinson-like Movements
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According to a May 7, 2007 report in month's Neurology, antipsychotic drug Seroquel (quetiapine) largely fails to effectively treat agitation or psychosis in patients with dementia with parkinson-like movement disorder.
A recently conducted study at the University of Rochester, New York, has found that Seroquel did not improve symptoms of agitation or psychosis any better than the placebo given to a total of 40 participants.
The researchers noted that the study results point to an ongoing need to develop more effective medications to treat psychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia.
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