August 27, 2021 at 7:21 am

An Excellent Account of Akathisia

“It’s clear to me how necessary it is for akathisia to become a well-recognized household word. Everyone, including and especially all health care professionals, should know what akathisia is and be on the lookout for signs of it,” — Susan Bell

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August 24, 2021 at 4:40 pm

Hair Loss Drug Can Cause Akathisia and PSSD

Akathisia is one of many serious adverse drug effects that can be caused by pharmaceutical products marketed for hair loss. David shares his experience of PSSD, a “side effect” for which there is presently no cure.


August 9, 2021 at 11:11 am

Synthetic Vitamin B12 and Akathisia

A synthetic vitamin B12, sold as cyanocobalamin, caused a young woman to develop “acne, palpitations, anxiety, akathisia, facial ruddiness, headache, and insomnia after a total dose of 12mg.”

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August 2, 2021 at 7:12 am

Akathisia in the News

It is “important that first responders, emergency clinicians, and addictionologists be aware of this unsuspected and startling “now you see it, now you don’t,” or alternating rising-then-hiding effect” of akathisia.

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August 1, 2021 at 11:02 am

Stephen’s Voice is Heard on Akathisia Podcast

He said, “Look, Bernadette, I took medication on Thursday and it’s done something to my head. It’s made me feel like I want to…” — Colleen Bell shares her Uncle Stephen’s prescribed demise on our Akathisia Podcast series

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