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Generic Tetrabenazine

Tetrabenazine is a VMAT-2 inhibitor.The vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (VMAT2) inhibitors are agents that cause a depletion of neuroactive peptides such as dopamine in nerve terminals and are used to treat chorea due to neurodegenerative diseases (such as Huntington chorea) or dyskinesias due to neuroleptic medications (tardive dyskinesia).  Tetrabenazine is used . . . Read more