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Drug-Induced Akathisia (Akathisia, Drug Induced) Summary

Description: A condition associated with the use of certain medications and characterized by an internal sense of motor restlessness often described as an inability to resist the urge to move.

Also Known As: Akathisia, Drug Induced; Akathisia, Drug-Induced; Acathisia, Drug-Induced; Akathisia, Tardive; Acathisia, Drug Induced Show All >>

Networked: 48 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Drug-Induced Akathisia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propranolol (Inderal) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 158 Generic
  2. Metoclopramide (Reglan) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 63 Generic
  3. 4- (4- dihexadecylaminostyryl)- N- methylpyridium (DiA) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 11 results : IBA
  5. Iron : 6 results : IBA
  6. Cholinergic Antagonists (Anticholinergics) : 4 results : IBA
  7. Dopamine (Intropin) : 4 results : FDA 36 Generic
  8. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta) : 2 results : FDA 35 Generic
  9. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 2 results : FDA 17 Generic
  10. Dopamine Receptors (Dopamine Receptor) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Drug-Induced Akathisia

  1. Movement Disorders (Movement Disorder)
  2. Psychomotor Agitation (Akathisia)
  3. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
  4. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  5. Dystonia (Limb Dystonia)
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Key Therapies for Drug-Induced Akathisia

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  1. Intravenous Infusions : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 1 result

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