Which dopamine receptors are involved in the pathogenesis of tardive dyskinesia (TD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: James Robert Brasic, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Although the dopamine D2 receptor has traditionally been implicated in the pathogenesis of TD, there is mounting evidence to indicate that in some individuals, the dopamine D3, D4, and D5 receptors are involved.


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