i take 2mg. of cogentin x2/day, 50mg. of zoloft and prasosin 1mg. and 40 mg. of zocor. as far as uncontrollable movements i addressed right away with my past doctor who diagnosed me with tardive dyskinesia i have recently been taken off 2mg. risperdal x2/day at my request
Tardive diskenesia is exactly what im talking about and can either be one of the rarest side effects of antiphsycotic drugs, or prolonged use to antipsycotic drugs, its most likely your medication. How long as it been happening? And if you adressed it with your doctor, hasnt he done anything? Something can be done about itt, but it must be done right away. I hope it has not become permanent for you!
Did you wean off of risperdal slowly??? If the problem has worsened, there is something called withdrawel emergent dyskinesia. I would call your doctor's office and explain what is going on and ask to be moved up in your appt time. Hopefully you tapered the risperdal when you went off of it.
I'm so sorry as you are certainly very uncomfortable. peace and luck. Try to move your appt.
Drifter...I'm concerned about you. You have meds for this and they should cover these kinds of symptoms. They need to be treated when they occur so can you call your doctor? Usually there's a doctor on call in the evening and I think you need to get some attention very soon. Okay?
Okay...just make the phone call and get some attention. Is it getting worse? That's my concern hon. Also, let someone close by to you know what's happening. Check with me when you can so I know you're okay...
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