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Can cogentin (benztropine) cause anxiety?

Possibly. But why are you discussing a drug which has profound anti-cholinergic effects and adverse events, as this drug has mainly been supplanted by Dopamine agonists. Not sure, in this day and age, that there would be a valid role for cogentin (benztropine). Meet with your doctor and discuss. Read more...

How do you fix acute muscular dystonia caused by antipsychotics? Is there a method other than cogentin (benztropine) or do I have to discontinue antipsychotic?

Yes and no. yes there are alternatives and no you do not have to discontinue antipsychotic I do not see an antipsychotic listed in your med profile but one option may be to switch to another antipsychotic but short of that Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Artane (trihexyphenidyl)) can also be used for dystopia. Read more...

Can cogentin (benztropine) cause a limb to be totally numb. I recently started taking it for tremors. My arm was unable to move by itself temporarily.

Unlikely. No oral medication should cause a single limb to become numb and immobile. Those are more strokelike symptoms. I recommend having it looked at sooner rather than later. Read more...