Persistent dyskinesias following phenothiazine therapy. Report of five cases and a review of the literature.

@article{Schmidt1966PersistentDF,
  title={Persistent dyskinesias following phenothiazine therapy. Report of five cases and a review of the literature.},
  author={W. Schmidt and L. W. Jarcho},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1966},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          369-77
        }
}
  • W. Schmidt, L. W. Jarcho
  • Published 1966
  • Medicine
  • Archives of neurology
  • A SIGNAL advance in the care of the mentally ill has been the introduction of the psychopharmacological agents, particularly the phenothiazine group of drugs. 1 With the accumulation of clinical experience, the phenothiazines have been found to exert a variety of toxic effects on the skin, eye, liver, bone marrow, cardiovascular system, psyche, and central nervous system. 2 There have been some fatalities, 3 but significant intoxication has been infrequent, and the drugs have become firmly… CONTINUE READING
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