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Benztropine is taken for: Parkinson's Disease Shaking Parkinsonism

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Benztropine & Akathisia

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www.crazymeds.us
akathisia, and while Cogentin (benztropine) stopped it,...
" ...was at a dose which made my vision blurry. Seroquel = fat (though that's not why I quit it; sanity was worth that for me). Latuda, which my insurance does pay for (with a $25 copay) and which my pd... "

it shouldn't happen because they use it to relieve akathisia...
" ...you have restless legs, akathisia or neuropathy, diphenhydramine makes ...week of torture. In theory it shouldn't happen because they use it to relieve akathisia in parkinson's patients (and... "

helped with my akathisia. sorry youre going through...
" ...helped with my akathisia. sorry youre... "

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I took a 2mg benztropine and that helped. Update:...
" ...out of the hospital now. My diazepam was upped to 10mg bid, and I've started Abilify 10mg. Currently having a problem with my insurance, and it was the weekend so there was nothing I could do.... "

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this one, i experienced significant akathisia and was given...
" ...severe with this one, i experienced significant akathisia and was given cogentin (benztropine) along with it (0.5mg bid FWIW) which completely knocked it out. i also had tremors but was on a... "

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but nor have I had the bad akathisia from it, only just a...
" ...akathisia then the Congentin made my eyes dilate to the point I could not see so I had to stop both the Congentin and Geodon. I have been on Geodon several times since and I have never gotten the \... "

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benztropine? I'm taking 2mg twice daily. It helps quite...
" ...will pass. Latuda has been a wonder drug for me, though. I'm on 100mg. Have you tried benztropine? I'm taking 2mg twice daily. It helps quite a bit... "

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and Amantadine can help get rid of your akathisia...
" ...I really love the drug... I miss it. Abilify, to me, is dreadful. I hate taking it. Benztropine and Amantadine can help get rid of your akathisia... "

take propanolol for my akathisia and restless legs. I have...
" ...restless leg syndrome or akathisia. I'm not sure what ...options. Mirapex, Requip, Propanolol, Benztropine, and in extreme cases, benzos. I take propanolol for my akathisia and restless legs... "

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benztropine? I'm taking 2mg twice daily. It helps quite...
" ...It will pass. Latuda has been a wonder drug for me, though. I'm on 100mg. Have you tried benztropine? I'm taking 2mg twice daily. It helps quite a bit with the akathisia. It's done a... "

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