Treating tardive dyskinesia (TD) with INGREZZA: See the results
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7 out of 10 people
In a clinical study, 7 out of 10 people taking INGREZZA 80 mg saw reduction in uncontrollable body movements at 6 weeks.*
Results in 6 weeks
And in the same clinical study, many people taking INGREZZA began to see results in as little as 2 weeks.†
48 weeks of continued reduction
In a long-term study, INGREZZA provided continued reduction in uncontrollable body movements through 48 weeks.
*Patients had at least a 1-point reduction on an uncontrollable movement severity scale at 6 weeks vs before treatment. This post-clinical study evaluation included 70 patients taking INGREZZA 80 mg, measuring uncontrollable movements before starting treatment and at 6 weeks of treatment.
†INGREZZA was studied in a 6-week clinical trial. A total of 234 people participated in the study. Results were based on 79 people taking the recommended dose of 80 mg.
The psychiatric conditions of most people taking INGREZZA remained stable
In a clinical study, psychiatric status remained stable overall in people taking INGREZZA for TD, including those who were also taking medicine for:
- Schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Anxiety disorder
Learn more about the INGREZZA clinical study
This study measured the difference in people’s uncontrollable movements at 6 weeks, 48 weeks, and at certain times in between. Participants had moderate to severe TD and schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or mood disorder.
How INGREZZA works
Some mental health medicines (antipsychotics) can cause abnormal dopamine signaling in the brain. This abnormal signaling can lead to uncontrollable body movements called tardive dyskinesia.
Current research suggests that INGREZZA helps by correcting this abnormal dopamine signaling; however, how INGREZZA works to treat TD is not fully understood.
- Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that helps control movement
- TD may be caused by too much dopamine signaling in the brain
- INGREZZA is believed to reduce extra dopamine signaling
Did you know?
Since tardive dyskinesia (TD) is unlikely to get better on its own, it is important to take control and talk to your healthcare provider about treatment.
INGREZZA side effects
In a clinical study, the most common side effect while taking INGREZZA was sleepiness.
INGREZZA may cause serious side effects, including:
- Heart rhythm problems
- Abnormal movements, including shaking, body stiffness, trouble moving or walking, or keeping your balance
Other side effects include:
- Changes in balance (balance problems, dizziness) or increased risk of falls
- Feelings of restlessness
- Dry mouth
- Blurred vision
These are not all of the possible side effects of INGREZZA.
If you experience side effects, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. To report side effects to the FDA, call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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