dyskinesia

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dyskinesia

[‚dis·kə′nē·zhə]
(medicine)
Disordered movements of voluntary or involuntary muscles, particularly those seen in disorders of the extrapyramidal system.
Impaired voluntary movements.
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AVP-923 is an investigational drug and is not approved for the treatment of levodopa induced dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease.
One-year incidence rates of tardive dyskinesia in children and adolescents treated with second-generation antipsychotics: a systematic review.
At that time point, the cumulative incidence of dyskinesia was 20% with ropinirole, compared with 45% with levodopa.
A five-year study of the incidence of dyskinesia in patients with early Parkinson's disease who were treated with ropinirole or levodopa.
The goal of this study was to determine the efficacy of amantadine on parkinsonian symptoms and dyskinesias as well as its tolerability as seen in day-to-day practice at a tertiary referral center.
Characterized by abnormal and involuntary movements, dyskinesias are a major challenge for people with PD since they can result in fragmented or jerky motions that are different from the rhythmic tremor commonly associated with PD.
However, the window narrows with disease progression, causing motor fluctuations, including wearing off of medication, dyskinesias, sudden and severe wearing off, and muscle cramping (Riley & Lang, 1993).
Primary efficacy was measured using the Clinical Dyskinesia Rating Scale (CDRS) and the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).
ADS-5102 is Adamas' proprietary long-acting capsule formulation of amantadine HCl in development for the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID) in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients.
Our professional groups must monitor the use of atypicals in children and adolescents, and collect data on the frequency of dyskinesias, extrapyramidal symptoms, and other side effects.
In addition, dyskinesia duration and dyskinesia disability were reduced.