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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm having akathisia cause by my antipsychotics, is there another i can take otc to relieve the pain?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 33 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): we use benadryl (diphenhydramine) to treat akathesia. You can try this.

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