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Navane - Wondering if I should be put back on both since I've had such a bad last month and now?

Posted 17 days ago by Midnight18 0 answers

I have taken it since 1986 with good results on 5 mg then down to 2 mg along with cogentin 1 mg tablet but went off them both in may. I have had lots of dizziness sweats confused nauseous. Should I be put back on it or not. Felt good all those years but have had severe weakness etc and am still ...

Latuda and muscle jerks? Hi Latuda works great but I get jerks and twitches that really bother me?

Posted 18 Jun 2017 by luke uno 2 answers

things like Cogentin are out of the question because I already have horrible dry mouth so has anybody have experience with dopamine agonists like Pramipexole or other Parkinson's type medications that may control this?

I am on lithium 450 mg. My hands shake badly. What can I do?

Posted 6 Jun 2017 by jdesyoung 2 answers

What can I do to stop my hands and body from shaking. Would Cogentin help? I am currently taking 450 mg. of lithium carb ER Tab. I also can't sleep at night. I'm only getting about 3 hours of sleep a night. What should I do. I can't see my doctor until June 19. He is totally booked. ...

Saphris - How bad is weight gain, TD, seizures?

Posted 22 Jul 2017 by Saph31 0 answers

I was told by psychiatrist that u dont gain but then said hardly any gain. A lot of tardive dyskinesia experience and if so did it go away once you stopped med? High BP? Seizures? I asked for cogentin to counteract effects.

I've been on Geodon for several years. It works for my symptoms, but I have to take Cogentin with?

Posted 16 Mar 2017 by Neenermo 0 answers

With it for the restlessness I experience when I sleep. I've determined that the Geodon is making me stupid. Stupid thing to say. Right? But it's true. I'm going to go off of it soon. Does anyone here know about withdrawals? I'd like to know what to expect when I wean myself ...

Is artane an appropriate medication given to a 13 year old who has severe EPS from Zyprexa and Re?

Posted 9 May 2016 by Aunt Shar 1 answer

This 13 year old already has tried Cogentin and other meds with no helpful effect in controlling his facial and uncontrollable movements of head, arms, legs. He never stops moving and has lost much weight and is extremely thin. This has gone on for 4 months after his psychiatrist took him off ...

Tardive Dyskinesia - has anyone tried cogentin/benztropine for td?

Posted 5 Feb 2013 by 4rosie 2 answers

just took one first dose of this med. .05 trying to get relief from td. very anxious don't know very much about med. would appreciate it if anyone has tried this. i have severe mouth involuntary movements 24/7 for approx. 3 or more months. won't go away. i am only taking 2 mg. of ...

How long until Cogentin is completely out of my system?

Posted 25 Jul 2011 by FistSizedMachine 1 answer

I took Cogentin for 4 months and it caused awful water weight gain and water toxicity due to Urinary Retention. I was advised to stop taking it almost 3 weeks ago. I'm starting to feel a little bit better, but I still have quite a ways to go. Any estimate of how long until it is completely ...

Having massive panic attack since stopping cogentin...only took this for a couple days but stopped?

Posted 13 May 2014 by bp1 2 answers

... bc it caused more panic attacks. how long does this last?

Tardive Dyskinesia - after almost I year, still suffering from bouts of td, was just prescribed?

Posted 11 Jan 2014 by 4rosie 2 answers

i was just prescribed abilify with cogentin. not sure of abilify knowing that abilify can cause td. dosage prescribed is only 1 mg for 4 days then 2 mg for 3 days, was told i should know if there is any change by end of week... very fearful the bouts of td that i have had developed after taking ...

Extrapyramidal Reaction - Will a daily dose of Benedryl and Cogentin be likely to cause?

Posted 14 Sep 2013 by Sideffects2 2 answers

... tardive dyskinesia later on? If so WHY do Drs. prescribe these drugs with an antipsychotic? Melatonin anybody? What's your best bet against EPS? Kinda weird that the solution can be the cause for trouble later on.

Is cogentin good for panic attacks,or anxeitiy?

Posted 30 Jan 2011 by sammie 11 3 answers

Has anyone had relief for the inevitable akanthesia that accompanies taking antipsychotics?

Posted 18 Sep 2012 by Sideffects2 1 answer

No cogentin/trihex/benedryl. Thanks.

Is there a natural alternative to artane, cogentin or benadryl for muscle dystonia?

Posted 6 Aug 2011 by Sideffects2 1 answer

These cause more problems. Is there anything natural to take out there? Thanks for your interest.

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