Posted by neuroscience on November 12, 2012, at 13:11:24
Hi, my situation is complicated.
I have really awful anxiety. I also have tardive akathisia. I take ativan for both TA and anxiety. The problem is that I don't think ativan works well enough for my anxiety. I've tried other benzodiazepines and it's the same thing with them. Maybe the dose isn't high enough but my doctor doesn't seem like he'd raise the dose.
Basically, I wonder what other drugs I can take for anxiety that won't worsen tardive akathisia. I can't think of many. Propranolol comes to mind but I've had breathing issues throughout my life. I tried clonidine once but I felt really weird on it and couldn't take it anymore.