Melatonin for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.

  title={Melatonin for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.},
  author={Leigh Anne Nelson and J Michael McGuire and Sarah N Hausafus},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={37 7-8},
OBJECTIVE To review the available literature regarding the use of melatonin in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia (TD). DATA SOURCES Literature was identified through MEDLINE (1966-September 2002), PsycINFO (1967-September 2002), and references of relevant articles. Review articles, case reports/series, and animal and human studies were reviewed. DATA SYNTHESIS Melatonin has been investigated in TD based on its antioxidant properties. Animal studies and several human case series describe… CONTINUE READING