The therapeutic efficacy of physostigmine in treating phencyclidine toxicity is reported. Significant improvement, assessed on the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale performed by a rater blind to the drug treatment, was seen in all seven cases examined. These results demonstrate the need for further clinical study of physostigmine as a diagnostic test and therapeutic agent for phencyclidine intoxication.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Psychiatry|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health