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    Tetrabenazine

    Information about Tetrabenazine

    Tetrabenazine uses

    Tetrabenazine is used in the treatment of huntington's disease.

    How tetrabenazine works

    Tetrabenazine works by depleting the stores of certain chemical messengers in the brain that helps in control body movement.

    Common side effects of tetrabenazine

    Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anxiety, Fatigue, Sleepiness, Akathisia, Depression

    Available Medicine for Tetrabenazine

    • ₹225
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹227
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹110 to ₹197
      Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Tetrabenazine

    • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from mild to severe liver disorder, a heart condition known as long QT syndrome and irregular heart rhythm.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of  neuroleptic malignant syndrome characterized by mental changes such as confusion, hallucinations, stiffness in muscles and an increased body temperature.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as tetrabenazine may cause dizziness.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant and/or breastfeeding.


    Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)