TD is the abbreviations of Tardive Dyskinesia that refers to a neurological disorder that sometimes develops as a side effect of long-term treatment with neuroleptic/antipsychotic medications. It consist of abnormal, involuntary body movements caused by certain medicines. It is usually associated with long-term use of medicines for treating schizophreniaand other psychotic disorders. Moreover, TD refers to a a syndrome characterized by abnormal involuntary movements of the patient's face, mouth, trunk, or limbs, which affects 20%–30% of patients who have been treated for months or years with neuroleptic medications. Patients who are older, are heavy smokers, or have Diabetes mellitus are at higher risk of developing TD.
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