Parkinsonian syndrome induced by amlodipine: case report

Mov Disord. 2002 Jul;17(4):833-5. doi: 10.1002/mds.10185.


An elderly patient who developed marked symptoms of parkinsonism in response to amlodipine for the treatment of arterial systemic hypertension is described. She had a complete reversal of her motor symptoms after discontinuation of the drug.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Amlodipine / adverse effects*
  • Amlodipine / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / drug therapy*
  • Neurologic Examination / drug effects
  • Parkinsonian Disorders / chemically induced*
  • Parkinsonian Disorders / diagnosis


  • Amlodipine