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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... "

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propranolol at 80mg to mostly control the akathisia. You...
" I take propranolol at 80mg to mostly control the akathisia. You don't say how much you are taking...? In any case you should try Cogentin (benztropine) and see if that works better. Or both together,... "

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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