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Question:

What do you think about current practice in use of benztropine (Cogentin┬«)? 

The PL answer:

That medication is an anticholinergic drug given by many clinicians to treat or prevent parkinsonian side effects of neuroleptic agents.  It has some benefit, and may be useful in some extreme cases of severe schizophrenia.  PL is concerned, however, about...

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