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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Tetrabenazine lowers the amount of specific chemicals in the body that are excessively active in people with Huntington's disease. Tetrabenazine is used to treat Huntington's chorea. Tetrabenazine may be used for functions not provided in this drug guide. You might have depression or thoughts about suicide while taking tetrabenazine. You ought to not use tetrabenazine if you have untreated or severe depression, self-destructive ideas, liver disease, or if you have taken reserpine in the previous 20 days. If you have used an MAO prevention in the past 14 days, do not use tetrabenazine. Do not use tetrabenazine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days. Taking tetrabenazine might increase your risk of depression or ideas about self-destruction. Your family or other caregivers ought to also be alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. If you are pregnant or strategy to end up being pregnant, tell your physician. It is not understood whether tetrabenazine enters breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Your doctor may periodically change your dose to make sure you get the most effective results. Do not use tetrabenazine in larger or smaller sized quantities or for longer than recommended. You may take tetrabenazine with or without food. Call your medical professional if your symptoms do not enhance, or if they get worse. You need to not quit making use of tetrabenazine unexpectedly or your symptoms might return. Miss the missed dose if it is almost time for your following arranged dose. Ask your medical professional prior to you start taking tetrabenazine again if you miss your doses for more than 5 days in a row.

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