Treatments for Tardive Dyskinesia

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Medical researchers are attempting several methods to treat Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive Dyskinesia Treatment Overview

Currently, there is no cure for Tardive Dyskinesia. Several treatments for the management of the disorder are listed below. Unfortunately, the drug has been found to be habit-forming, and while a few Tardive Dyskinesia patients have received some treatments from the drug, its effectiveness has not been great enough for the justification of it as a standard treatment.

Medical researchers are attempting several methods to treat the disorder, including changing the affected person’s medication or using a different variety of drugs. The most effective treatment is prevention – or discontinuing medication even though symptoms may persist.

Tardive Dyskinesia Treatments

The following is a list of treatments being used to manage Tardive Dyskinesia:

  • Tetrabenazine
  • Cannabis
  • Vitamins
  • Naturopathic Remedies
  • Benzodiazepine Drugs
  • Adrenergic Antagonists
  • Dopamine Agonists
  • Deep Brain Stimulations
  • Non-Chemical Treatments
  • Clozapine
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