Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Causes and Associated Conditions

Christoph U. Correll, MD


January 19, 2022

Various medications have been implicated in the development of TD, including certain antiemetic agents. For example, the antiemetic metoclopramide, a dopamine antagonist, is strongly associated with the development of TD. Risk factors for metoclopramide-induced TD include old age, female sex, history of diabetes, and taking metoclopramide for 12 or more weeks.

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