Tardive dyskinesia (TD): Persistent, uncontrolled body movements

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Don’t ignore persistent, uncontrollable body movements that could be TD.

Have you experienced any of the following uncontrollable
or involuntary movements?

TD movements can occur anywhere in the body. Watch the videos to see what TD symptoms can look like.

Lip smacking, puckering, or pursing

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Tongue darting or protrusion

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Jaw sawing or chewing

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Excessive blinking

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Upper body rocking, jerking, or thrusting

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Twisting or dancing fingers and toes

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TD is unlikely to get better on its own, but you can take control by talking with your healthcare provider about your movements right away. Take the first step: Understand the cause of your uncontrollable movements and learn about treatment.

TD is a distinct condition and different from other drug-induced movement disorders. How it is treated may be different, too.

Ask your healthcare provider about reducING uncontrollable movements with INGREZZA® (valbenazine) capsules—it’s the only treatment proven to reduce TD that’s always one capsule, once daily. And it’s #1 prescribed.

What medicines can cause tardive dyskinesia (TD)?

You may have been prescribed certain mental health medicines (antipsychotics) to treat one of these conditions:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder
  • Anxiety disorder

Certain prescription medicines used to treat gastrointestinal disorders may also cause TD.

Medications that may cause TD

With INGREZZA, you can keep takING most mental health medicines.

If you are currently taking antipsychotic medicine, do not stop, adjust, or switch your medicine without talking to your healthcare provider.

Continue taking your medicine as prescribed and be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about TD and FDA-approved treatments, like INGREZZA.

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Ready to take the next step?
Find a specialist.

You’ve worked hard to improve your mental health. Don’t let uncontrollable movements hold you back.

Take an important step forward by connecting with a psychiatry or neurology healthcare provider who has experience diagnosing and treating TD.

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Doctor Discussion Guide
Doctor Discussion Guide

Need help talkING to your healthcare provider about your TD movements?

You can use our discussion guide to have a more productive conversation with your healthcare provider about TD and INGREZZA.

Complete the Discussion Guide
“Because of my TD, I was embarrassed to be out in public. I would chew gum a lot to mask the movement of my jaws. I wouldn’t attend work outings, family functions. I missed a lot of milestones because I would seclude myself.”

– Steve, living with bipolar disorder and tardive dyskinesia

Steve was compensated by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. to share his story

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