What Are The Uses Of Tetrabenazine?
It is used in the treatment of hyperkinetic disorders such as:
- Huntington's disease- associated with chorea (uncontrolled movements of muscles)
What Are The Side Effects Of Tetrabenazine?
Some of the side-effects are:
- Nausea, fatigue
- Sedation, insomnia
- Akathisia, depression
- Anxiety, suicidal thoughts
Consult your doctor if any of the above-listed side effects get worse.
What Are The Contraindications Of Tetrabenazine?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy and lactation
- History of depression
- Hepatic impairment
- Suicidal thoughts.