Risperidone implicated in the onset of tardive dyskinesia in a young woman.

@article{Kumar2000RisperidoneII,
  title={Risperidone implicated in the onset of tardive dyskinesia in a young woman.},
  author={Sunil Kumar and Dr Margaret Malone},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={76 895},
  pages={316-7}
}
The aim of this case report is to highlight that risperidone may cause and ameliorate tardive dyskinesia. A 16 year old white women with a 12 month history of schizophrenia, developed buccolingual masticatory tardive dyskinesia after receiving risperidone 6 mg. She had received small dosages of typical antipsychotics before and during receiving risperidone for short periods. Recommencement of risperidone with 2 mg and increasing to 6 mg resulted in improvement in tardive dyskinesia and up until… CONTINUE READING