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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 78-80

Risperidone - Induced Tardive Dyskinesia : Case Report And Review of Literature

1 Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College, Calicut, India
2 Additional Professor, Department of Psychopharmacology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India

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P.N. Suresh Kumar
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College, Calicut
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Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic with broad spectrum of antipsychotic activity and lower potential for extrapyramidal side effects at therapeutic doses. This case report illustrates the development of tardive dyskinesia with therapeutic dose of risperidone in a paranoid schizophrenic patient who was not on any antipsychotic medication previously.



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