A 50-year-old member asked:
what anti-psychotic drug causes severe twitching?
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Psychiatry 36 years experience
Any: Any of the antipsychotic meds can cause muscle spasms, rigidity, tremors, restlessness (akathisia) and long term have a risk for tar dive dyskinesia. The newer antipsychotics have less of these effects. Of newer meds risperidone and zyprexa more likely. Seroquel, Geodon, Abilify less, but still high incidence of akathisia with Abilify. Latuda (lurasidone) and Fanapt also have lower incidence
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Which anti psychotic drug has the side effect of twitching sometimes severe?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I am afraid that: This can occur with multiple antipsychotic medications.
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Last updated Aug 9, 2016
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