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Post of the Week: Impulse Control Disorders Can be Induced by Rasagiline and Other MAO-B's


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:19 AM

Dear forum members,

It has been previously reported that impulse control disorders (binge eating, shopping, gambling, hypersexuality, etc.) can be induced by Selegiline; this recent report suggests rasagiline (in the same class of drugs) can also push people toward ICD. Though rare practitioners and patients should be aware.


Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Jan 7. pii: S1353-8020(12)00441-5. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2012.11.008. [Epub ahead of print]


Impulse control disorders induced by rasagiline as adjunctive therapy for Parkinson's disease: Report of 2 cases.

Vitale C, Santangelo G, Erro R, Errico D, Manganelli F, Improta I, Moccia M, Barone P.



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University of Naples "Parthenope", Naples, Italy; IDC "Hermitage Capodimonte", Naples, Italy.



PMID: 23305965 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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