Tardive dyskinesia in a pregnant woman with low dose, short-duration risperidone: possible role of estrogen-induced dopaminergic hypersensitivity.

@article{Chatterjee2014TardiveDI,
  title={Tardive dyskinesia in a pregnant woman with low dose, short-duration risperidone: possible role of estrogen-induced dopaminergic hypersensitivity.},
  author={Biswadip Chatterjee and Pratap Sharan},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={E44-6}
}
To the Editor: The second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs), as compared with first-generation antipsychotics (FGAs), are considered to have lower risk of movement disorders as side effect.We report a case of a 34-year-old woman with bipolar disorder-I who developed orofacial dyskinetic movements with short exposure to a low dose of risperidone during… CONTINUE READING