I don't have a solid diagnosis, but, over the years have been on many different meds.This past 12 months I have had many scary things happen to me. I was put on loxapine a little over a week ago. (10mg 4X a day) This medicine seems to work for a little while, but, when it wears off I get super uncomfortable side effects like uncontrollable restless feeling, chills, & nervousness(rubbing hands together, touching my face, feeling like I can't stay seated). I didn't feel like this before. Can I stop this med since I've only been on it a short time?
Hello kathryn24. I believe that you are having a bad/severe reaction to the Loxapine. I would certainly let your doctor know what is happening. The sooner the better to be on the side of safety. You might call your pharmacist if unable to talk with your doctor to get her/his opinion. As to stopping the drug, I could not recommend/suggest a yes or a no. I do not know the answer to that. Regards, pledge
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