Old drug, new tricks: haloperidol inhibits secretion of proinflammatory cytokines
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Colleges, School and Institutes
It was noted that treatment of a patient with acute mania by haloperidol was associated with marked improvement in activity of rheumatoid arthritis. The objective of this study was to examine the effects of haloperidol on inflammatory cytokine release in vitro, as a potential mechanism to explain the in vivo anti-inflammatory effects of haloperidol.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1999|
- Haloperidol, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha, Culture Techniques, Tumor Cells, Cultured, Interleukin-1, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Humans, Adult, Arthritis, Rheumatoid, Antipsychotic Agents, Female