May 10, 2024 at 2:28 pm

Increasing Akathisia Awareness Among Clinicians

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May 7, 2024 at 8:05 am

A Popular Weight Loss Drug is Being Associated with Medication-Induced Suicidality

Akathisia, anxiety, and suicidality induced by weight-loss drug, Ozempic? Psychiatric adverse effects are being reported by people taking Ozempic. One woman who tried to strangle herself had “hypomanic-type symptoms,” said Dr. Shahan Syed, of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. “That resulted in [what] could be akathisia, could be restlessness, but subsequently anxiety is the biggest factor that tips us over the edge doing something impulsive, which this patient particularly did.”

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