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Lamictal tardive dyskinesia

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology 44 years experience
History & Physical: The main diagnostic tests are careful observation by your doctor. Other tests such as thyroid, ceruoplasmin, MRI are to rule out other disorders.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 38 years experience
TD: Tardive dyskinesia (td) refers to nvoluntary movements of the tongue, lips, and facial muscles. In more severe cases, it may also include the arms, le... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Psychiatry 16 years experience
No: Tardive dyskinesia is a movement disorder caused by anti-psychotic medications. In this disorder, people develop movements they cannot control, most ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Of course: TD is an abnormal involuntary movement disorder. Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs (Fl... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 25 years experience
Buccolingual: Mostly cheek, lips, oral, face, tongue muscles.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine 45 years experience
No: Antipsychotics cause tardive dyskinesia. Sedatives may lead to addiction if used for long term.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Yes: Most definitely. It really shouldn't be used for extended periods of time.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Reglan (metoclopramide): Can cause it, as well as other movement disorders and parkinsons. I very rarely use it.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
Tardive dyskinesia: Is treated with either Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Cogentin by the physician who prescribed the neuroleptic medication. The physician will certainly... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Wiesman
Dr. Janice Wiesmananswered
Neurology 34 years experience
A movement disorder: Tardive dyskinesia is a disorder of abormal, uncontrolled movements that is caused by using certain medications, typically neuroleptic (anti-psychotic... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Tardive dyskinesia: Patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia when using psychotropic medications. SSRIs, stimulant medications and illegal drugs. Discontinu... Read More
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