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Neurol Clin. 2015 Feb;33(1):153-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2014.09.011.

Drug-induced movement disorders.

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1
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA.
2
Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA.
3
Movement Disorders Program, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA; Merz Pharmaceuticals, 4215 Tudor Lane, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA. Electronic address: ksethi@gru.edu.

Abstract

Movement disorders are frequently a result of prescription drugs or of illicit drug use. This article focuses on prescribed drugs but briefly mentions drugs of abuse. The main emphasis is on movement disorders caused by dopamine receptor-blocking agents. However, movement disorders caused by other drugs are also briefly discussed.

KEYWORDS:

Dopamine receptor; Drugs; Movement disorder; Tardive Dystonia; Tardive dyskinesia

PMID:
25432728
DOI:
10.1016/j.ncl.2014.09.011
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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