Use of clozapine in tardive dystonia.

  title={Use of clozapine in tardive dystonia.},
  author={Peter Nicolaas van Harten and D J Kampuis and Glenn E. Matroos},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  volume={20 2},
1. This open clinical trial (N = 7) measured the course of severe tardive dystonia in chronic psychiatric patients after discontinuation of neuroleptics and subsequent use of clozapine. 2. The dystonia was regularly assessed using the Fahn-Marsden Rating Scale. The eventual concomitant tardive dyskinesia was assessed using the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale. The mean follow up was 103 weeks. 3. The results for the tardive dystonia: four patients recovered totally, two improved considerably… CONTINUE READING

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