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TRe: Tardive dyskinesia undopaminergic

Posted by Jadde on March 27, 2020, at 20:56:55

In reply to Tardive dyskinesia, posted by undopaminergic on March 25, 2020, at 13:50:54

> I read the Wikipedia article on tardive dyskinesia (TD):
> It reports an alarming prevalence of TD.
> "Rates in those on atypical antipsychotics are about 20%, while those on typical antipsychotics have rates of about 30%."
> "A study being conducted at the Yale University School of Medicine has estimated that "32% of people develop persistent tics after 5 years on major tranquilizers, ..."
> But this does not appear to be true. My psychologist, who has worked at "my" hospital for a long time, says she used to see people around here who had symptoms of TD, but she doesn't see this any more. My own personal observations are in agreement with this, because I have seen 0 cases myself, either here or in another hospital I was at. Almost all patients here are receiving treatment with anti-psychotics, yet there is very little, if any, TD.
> Has anyone here experienced TD?
> -undopaminergic

It was either TD, RLS or something similar. I was taking Abilify at the time and had to keep moving my legs. Hard to explain but it wasnt pleasant.




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