Consider New Nuplazid for Some Patients With Parkinson's Psychosis

The new antipsychotic, Nuplazid (new-PLAH-zid, pimavanserin), will raise questions about treating psychotic symptoms in Parkinson's patients.

Psychosis is common in Parkinson's...partly because the meds used to improve tremors and stiffness may cause hallucinations and delusions.

But antipsychotics block dopamine and can worsen motor function.

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