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Re: Akineton ed_uk2010

Posted by g_g_g_unit on December 14, 2013, at 8:26:58

In reply to Re: Akineton g_g_g_unit, posted by ed_uk2010 on December 13, 2013, at 14:35:13

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> Can you return to your doctor soon? I still think diazepam and metoprolol could be beneficial as a temporary measure. I do not entirely understand the logical behind prescribing the very hydrophilic atenolol, which is known for its reduced effects on the central nervous system. You should try it though.

I guess some GPs might not know which beta-blockers are specifically indicated for akathisia, and I couldn't recall if atenolol was suitable or not. I things aren't better by next Friday, and the lower dose of cogentin doesn't help, I'll make another appointment.

It was too late to start the cogentin this afternoon so I caved and bought a codeine/paracetemol mix. It helped quite significantly, of course, and eased anxiety/depression to boot, but I'm aware of course that it shouldn't be used regularly.

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> As far as distractions, have you watched any comedy clips on YouTube? Brief and funny, you don't have to concentrate much or stay still for long.
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Yes, that's kind of what I've been doing anyway. Which comedians do you like?


 

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