Clozapine treatment of psychosis in patients with tardive dystonia: report of three cases.

@article{Friedman1994ClozapineTO,
  title={Clozapine treatment of psychosis in patients with tardive dystonia: report of three cases.},
  author={Joseph H Friedman},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={321-4}
}
Among the tardive dyskinesia syndromes, dystonia can be the most difficult to treat. It may be severe to the point of being disabling, yet the patients may require antipsychotic medications for an even more disabling psychosis. Clozapine, an atypical neuroleptic drug that lacks extrapyramidal effects, may be the drug of choice for such patients. This report describes three patients with significant dystonia, previously disabled by their psychoses, who have been successfully managed with… CONTINUE READING

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