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Nocturnal eating/drinking syndrome with restless legs syndrome caused by neuroleptics improved by Yi-Gan San add-on treatment: a case report.

Abstract
Nocturnal eating/drinking syndrome is characterized by awakening in the middle of the night, getting out of bed, and consuming large quantities of food quickly and uncontrollably. We report a middle-aged male patient with schizophrenia who had nocturnal eating/drinking syndrome with restless legs syndrome whose condition improved with the administration of the herbal medicine Yi-Gan San (Yokukan-San in Japanese).
AuthorsKentaro Kawabe, Shu-ichi Ueno, Yoshiki Hosoda, Jun Horiguchi
JournalClinical neuropharmacology (Clin Neuropharmacol) 2012 Nov-Dec Vol. 35 Issue 6 Pg. 290-1 ISSN: 1537-162X [Electronic] United States
PMID23151467 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal
  • Yi-Gan San
Topics
  • Antipsychotic Agents (administration & dosage)
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal (administration & dosage)
  • Dyssomnias (complications, diagnosis, drug therapy)
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (complications, diagnosis, drug therapy)
  • Treatment Outcome

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