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Hyperkinesis Summary

Description: Excessive movement of muscles of the body as a whole, which may be associated with organic or psychological disorders.

Also Known As: Hyperkinesia; Hyperkinesia, Generalized; Hyperkinetic Movements; Generalized Hyperkinesia; Generalized Hyperkinesias Show All >>

Networked: 513 relevant articles (39 outcomes, 28 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperkinesis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tetrabenazine (Nitoman) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results : FDA 1
  2. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 4 outcomes in 10 results : IBA
  3. Dopamine (Intropin) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 43 results : FDA 36 Generic
  4. Haloperidol (Haldol) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : FDA 107 Generic
  5. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 2 outcomes in 20 results : IBA
  6. Methylphenidate (Ritalin) : 2 outcomes in 15 results : FDA 25 Generic
  7. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 51 Generic
  8. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 29 results : FDA 31 Generic
  9. Dopamine Receptors (Dopamine Receptor) : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  10. Pimozide (Orap) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Hyperkinesis

  1. Chorea (Rheumatic Chorea)
  2. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  3. Facial Paralysis (Facial Palsy)
  4. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  5. Movement Disorders (Movement Disorder)
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Key Therapies for Hyperkinesis

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  2. Implanted Electrodes : 1 outcome in 3 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  4. Reflexotherapy : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Tracheostomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
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