What is the role of clonazepam as a treatment for tardive dyskinesia (TD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: James Robert Brasic, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Fukasawa et al reported that clonazepam successfully alleviated the symptoms of TD and spontaneous oral dyskinesia. [62]  Clonazepam (1-4.5 mg/day) showed a decrease of TD symptoms by 35% compared with placebo in a 12-week trial (n=19). [63]


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