A 26-year-old male asked:
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do antipsychotics like geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, zyprexa, etc decondition the body? i experienced rapid muscle and joint weakness. does strength return again

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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Antipsychotics: that you've listed are atypical antipsychotics with reduced side effects compared with typical antipsychotics. Weakness and decondtioning is a concern but more likely has to do with change in lifestyle rather than the medication (unless you are experiencing, Parkinsonism or other neurological side effects (dystonia, tardive dyskinesia)
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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