Treatment of Imbalance with Varenicline (Chantix): Report of a Patient with Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS)Acta Neurologica Scandinavica (2009)
We describe the case of a man with Fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome, whose ataxia and imbalance improved with the use of varenicline (Chantix®) and reverted to baseline 10 days after varenicline was discontinued. Varenicline was started as part of a smoking cessation program.
- Fragile X-associated tremor,
- Ataxia syndrome,
- Movement disorders
Publication DateFebruary, 2009
Citation InformationTheresa A. Zesiewicz, Kelly L. Sullivan, Alan Freeman and J. L. Juncos. "Treatment of Imbalance with Varenicline (Chantix): Report of a Patient with Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS)" Acta Neurologica Scandinavica Vol. 119 Iss. 2 (2009) p. 135 - 138 ISSN: 1600-0404
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