Activity Date: 04/07/2019
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is an involuntary athetoid or choreiform movement commonly occurring in the tongue, lower face, and jaw, and/or extremities secondary to the treatment with antipsychotic medication for at least a few months. The underlying mechanism for the development of TD has not been definitively determined, which has led to difficulties in identifying treatment options. In April 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first two vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor medications for the treatment of TD in adults. Nevertheless, TD remains a challenging medication-induced movement disorder for health care professionals to treat due to the ongoing need to prescribe antipsychotics for patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, and treatment-resistant depression. Clinical psychiatric pharmacists are in a position to be able to not only assist in the identification of TD in patients prescribed antipsychotics but to also serve as a resource to other clinical providers in terms of strategies for both prevention and treatment of this movement disorder.
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Steven Clark Stoner, PharmD, BCPPView biographical information and disclosures
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This course provides 1.0 contact hour of application-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming.
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Presentation-Specific Disclosure: My presentation will include discussion of off-label, experimental, and /or investigational use of drugs or devices: Gingko biloba, vitamin E, clonazepam and amantadine for tardive dyskinesia.
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