Who should not take Tetrabenazine?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • increased prolactin in the blood
  • having thoughts of suicide
  • depression
  • parkinson symptoms
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • very rapid heartbeat - torsades de pointes
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • blood pressure drop upon standing
  • abnormally low blood pressure
  • liver problems
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • CYP2D6 poor metabolizer

Allergies:

  • Tetrabenazine Derivatives

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