Amisulpride-induced Tardive Motor and Phonic Tics

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Abstract

Objective:

To report a patient with tardive tics possibly induced by the atypical neuroleptic drug amisulpride.

Case Report:

A 55-year-old woman developed motor and phonic tics after a prolonged treatment with amisulpride. Tics improved and finally disappeared after amisulpride withdrawal.

Conclusions:

Tardive motor and phonic tics should be considered as a possible adverse effect of amisulpride.

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