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Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia) Summary

Description: Abnormal involuntary movements which primarily affect the extremities, trunk, or jaw that occur as a manifestation of an underlying disease process. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of dyskinesia as a primary manifestation of disease may be referred to as dyskinesia syndromes (see MOVEMENT DISORDERS). Dyskinesias are also a relatively common manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.

Also Known As: Dyskinesia; Asterixis; Involuntary Movement; Hemiballismus; Involuntary Movements Show All >>

Networked: 4955 relevant articles (583 outcomes, 593 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dyskinesias

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 319 outcomes 356 studies in 2356 results : FDA 31 Generic
  2. Dopamine (Intropin) : 29 outcomes 41 studies in 417 results : FDA 36 Generic
  3. Amantadine (Aman) : 16 outcomes 20 studies in 84 results : FDA 20 Generic
  4. Dihydroxyphenylalanine (Dopa) : 14 outcomes 6 studies in 91 results : IBA
  5. Bromocriptine (Parlodel) : 14 outcomes 6 studies in 74 results : FDA 8 Generic
  6. ropinirole (Requip) : 11 outcomes 16 studies in 60 results : FDA 11 Generic
  7. Apomorphine : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 108 results : IBA
  8. Clozapine (Clozaril) : 11 outcomes 7 studies in 63 results : FDA 8 Generic
  9. 1- Methyl- 4- phenyl- 1,2,3,6- tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) : 10 outcomes 39 studies in 204 results : IBA
  10. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 10 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dyskinesias

  1. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
  2. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
  3. Tremor (Tremors)
  4. Parkinsonian Disorders (Parkinsonism)
  5. Dystonia (Limb Dystonia)
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Key Therapies for Dyskinesias

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  1. Pallidotomy : 35 outcomes 4 studies in 95 results
  2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 16 outcomes 6 studies in 68 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 14 outcomes 16 studies in 82 results
  4. Deep Brain Stimulation : 12 outcomes 4 studies in 114 results
  5. Injections : 11 outcomes 3 studies in 63 results
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