Tetrabenazine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Tetrabenazine?

(tet ra BEN a zeen)

• This medicine is used to decrease or stop frequent repeating movements. These movements are not of any use and are not caused by you.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have breast cancer, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a fast heartbeat, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have mental illness or thoughts of suicide, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have Parkinson's disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that...

 
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