from The Century Dictionary.
- Resembling chorea; choreoid: as, choreiform movements.
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When LODOSYN is administered concomitantly with levodopa or carbidopa-levodopa combination products, the most common adverse reactions have included dyskinesias such as choreiform, dystonic, and other involuntary movements and nausea.
Adventitious motor overflow is tested by asking the patient to hold both arms straight out in front of him for 20 seconds; choreiform jerks may appear.
Kraepelin believed that choreiform movements of the face and fingers were common in dementia praecox, and he (554) and Bleuler (116) each described dementia praecox patients to exhibit tremor, adiadochokinesia, and ataxia (“the cerebellar form of dementia praecox”), grand mal seizures (thought to be an early sign of dementia praecox), transient paralysis after apoplectiform seizures, and wavering movements.
Given the diamox altitude sickness treatment of serotonin use during that period, the reported response was one in 17, 800 patient-years, and the sunscreen essential choreiform was 13.