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Chorea (drug induced)

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Chorea may result from:

  • drugs which increase striatal dopamine activity:
    • L-dopa
    • selegiline
    • tricyclic antidepressants

  • drugs that stimulate dopamine receptors:
    • bromocriptine

  • dopamine blocking agents causing tardive chorea:
    • metoclopramide
    • prochlorperazine

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