"A test based on the smell of someone's skin may allow the early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, say United Kingdom (UK) researchers who have launched a study to investigate chemicals secreted by patients with the disease.
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In the isolated guinea pig ileum, the anticholinergic activity of this drug is about equal to that of atropine; however, when adminis-tered orally to unanesthetized cats, it is only about half as active as atropine.
In laboratory animals, its antihistaminic activity and duration of action approach those of pyrilamine maleate.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/20/2007
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