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Re: Akathisia question.

Posted by baseball55 on November 14, 2013, at 19:43:57

In reply to Re: Akathisia question. SLS, posted by johnLA on November 14, 2013, at 16:26:18

I was in a locked ward waiting out a two-week washout to start parnate. AAPs had all worked for me for severe depression, but all made me gain weight. The p-doc decided to try perphenizine while I was washing out. She had me on 36mg - a very high dose. After a few days, I couldn't be still. If I sat down, I kept moving my legs, feet. Trying to sit and talk to someone made me feel like I would jump out of my skin. It wasn't like anxiety. It was an entirely physical sensation. A combination of cutting the perphenazine dose and taking benadryl made it stop.

Have never had any akathesia except at high dose of perphenazine.




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