Clozapine: neuroleptic-induced EPS and tardive dyskinesia

  title={Clozapine: neuroleptic-induced EPS and tardive dyskinesia},
  author={Daniel E. Casey},
Clozapine has had a uniquely favorable motor system side effect profile since its initial evaluations. This has been convincingly corroborated by many double blind, single blind, and open studies treating acute and chronic psychosis. The acute extrapyramidal syndromes of dystonia, akathisia and parkinsonism infrequently occur, whereas these syndromes develop in up to 75% of patients receiving traditional neuroleptics. Tardive dyskinesia can be suppressed with higher doses of clozapine given… CONTINUE READING


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