Akathisia

What is Akathisia?

A state of agitation, distress and restlessness that is an occasional side-effect of antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs.

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What is the best way to get rid of restless legs?

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Really the best way is not having it.
If you are having a job...

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My son is going through some great depresssion and is on 2 medications Mythlphendate and Ocycodone and now he has developed eith restless legs...

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Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted the symptoms of your 45-year old son, and I can understand his discomfort on account of these...

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I take medication I took risperidal,lorazepam,and benztropine.... and when I'm out somewhere I can't stand still by sitting in a chair.... I...

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This is a side effect of risperidal

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This is one of the commonest side effects of Risperidal and is called as...

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