Of the drugs frequently prescribed, the anti-tuberculosis agent, isoniazid, has provided some relief. Other drugs administered include the antihistamines Atarax and Vistaril, the beta-blocker Inderal, the anticonvulsant Mysoline, and the anti-anxiety drugs Buspar and Klonopin.
Another approach is deep brain stimulation. This method, which has been used in patients who have Parkinson’s disease, is typically reserved for individuals who have severe tremor.
The procedure involves implanting electrodes into the brain, which are designed to block involuntary tremor muscle activity. Unfortunately, deep brain stimulation usually provides only temporary relief. (This approach also can be used for dystonia.