May 19, 2023 at 1:47 pm

Akathisia: In Their Own Words

Real stories. Real People. Real Harm.

No cherry-picked drug data here, only truth. Listen & Learn at

May 9, 2023 at 1:22 pm

Serotonin Toxicity Misdiagnosed as Anxiety

Like akathisia, serotonin toxicity symptoms are often missed: “high fever, fast heart rate, impaired consciousness, muscle rigidity, tremors, and difficulty speaking.”

It’s essential “to regularly evaluate symptoms of secondary psychiatric syndromes…” Read the full article at

May 3, 2023 at 1:26 pm

EMT’s Need Akathisia Awareness and Training

It’s good to see akathisia mentioned in Emergency Medical News. “Do not re-dose the medication if akathisia occurs after a single dose” is critical information many medical professionals are either unaware of or don’t follow because akathisia is often missed or misdiagnosed as “worsening symptoms.” The article should note that many drug classes, including benzos, can cause akathisia.

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