antidyskinetic agent

antidyskinetic agent

a functional category of drugs with anticholinergic action, used to treat Parkinson disease and some of the acute movement disorders that may be caused by antipsychotic agents.

an·ti·dys·ki·net·ic a·gent

(an'tē-dis-ki-net'ik ā'jĕnt)
A functional category of drugs with anticholinergic action, used to treat parkinsonism and some acute movement disorders that may be caused by antipsychotic agents.
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