Another name for Dystonia is Acute Dystonic Reaction.
What is an acute dystonic reaction?
A person with an acute dystonic reaction has severe muscle spasms, caused by the group of medications used to treat schizophrenia.
What are the symptoms of an acute dystonic reaction?
An acute dystonic reaction usually causes spasms of the muscles in the neck, face and limbs. This often results in difficulty moving the neck or mouth.
How does the doctor treat an acute dystonic reaction?
The effects of an acute dystonic reaction are usually reversed with medications.
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