Drug therapies for tardive dyskinesia: part 2.

@article{Howland2011DrugTF,
  title={Drug therapies for tardive dyskinesia: part 2.},
  author={Robert H. Howland},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={17-20}
}
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a serious complication associated with the long-term use of dopamine receptor-blocking drugs. No drugs are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treating TD. A number of drugs appear to have some benefit for its treatment, including branched-chain amino acids, piracetam (Nootropil(®), Nootrop(®), Nootropyl(®)), clonazepam (Klonopin(®)), levetiracetam (Keppra(®)), propranolol (Inderal(®)), and clonidine (Catapres(®)), and they would be clinically… CONTINUE READING
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