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Treatment Of Muscular Rigidity
Will Abilify (aripiprazole) take away some if the muscular rigidity gotten from other ssri medications now stopped bc it is a partial dopa/sero antagonist?
I am not sure the: Ssri has caused muscular rigitity. It likely hasn't helped much, with your level of tissue problems. Consider an snri, like cymbalta, which helps pain and mood. Abilify (aripiprazole) will not cure muscular rigitity. It's mechanism is unlikely to cause more but it could. Do you sleep poorly at night or grind your teeth? If so, needs management. Sleep key to muscular health, Clonazepam 1 mg at bed may help. ...Read more
Does serotonin cause muscular rigidity via its effects in the central nervous system or by binding to peripheral 5-ht receptors in the body?
Centrally: Overstimulation of primarily the 5-ht2a receptors seems the leading hypothesis currently. ...Read more
If you have hyperthermia, muscular rigidity and metabolic acidosis and the only med you are on is an ssri, is this a problem of medications?
Doubt: Doubt it but could another medication have been stopped abruptly? ...Read more
Full erction with partial rigidity & slightly bendable penis, venous insufficiancy (right veno occlusive failure)
could you tell me treatment?
Doctor can evaluate: There are a variety of treatments to help get a partial erection firmer, so an evaluation by the urologist is needed. There are external treatments like vacuum, and medications like viagra (sildenafil). One can work with the doctor to try out various treatments to see what works best. ...Read more
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