Yes. I'm not a doctor, but you NEED to call a doctor ASAP!!! Sounds like tardive dyskensia, and the sooner that the med is stopped that is causing the involuntary movements (any anti-psychotic meds), the better your chances are at not having the symptoms stay, but go away with time...
Good luck... and give your doc a call!!!
I have those symptoms you mentioned plus wringing my hands, fidgeting with my feet, which my MD doesn't think are tardive dyskinesia... However, just started w/new psychiatrist 4 wks ago and followup tomorrow (July 8, 2011). I've been off Risperdal since January and tapered from 90 mg to 60 mg of Cymbalta in last 4 wks, also take 30 mg of Buspar for anxiety. Check side effects for yourself on your meds. The TD symtoms don't always go away with cessation of the meds. I was on 4 mg of Risperdal for over 3 years and tapered off on my own as side effects were getting worse and benefits had stopped.
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