Tetrabenazine Used To Treat Parkinsons?

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Grace Harrison Says:


My sister has parkinsons and quite a lot of movement. Has this drug been tried for parkinsons?



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Crystal Says:

Tetrabenazine is actually contraindicated for the treatment of Parkinson's [1]. In other words, it might actually worsen the symptoms of Parkinson's or parkinsonism.

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[1] http:/­/­www.orphan.com.au/­tetrabenazine_CMI.htm


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