October 9, 2019 at 9:58 am

Akathisia Podcast Highlights Adverse Drug Effects

“We were talking about dad tonight & I think something’s not right,” said daughter whose dad started Cymbalta 3 weeks earlier.
Gail, who discusses her late husband’s akathisia tragedy here in our podcast series, says, “I really wasn’t educated on any of the side effects of any of these drugs.”
Mental Illness Awareness Week is a good time to learn more about adverse drug effects that can negatively impact normal cognitive functions. Akathisia is caused by 100s of different drugs, many of which are not prescribed for mental health challenges.