April 19, 2021 at 5:46 am

Drug Withdrawal Can Cause Akathisia

It’s critical that consumers and caregivers are accurately informed that drug withdrawal can cause withdrawal akathisia. Safe and slow tapering of depression pills can reduce the possibility and/or severity of suffering from akathisia.

“Over the course of a few appointments with my well-meaning psychiatrist, I listened politely as he talked about halving my antidepressant pills every couple of days and hoping for the best in my next psychotropic-cessation experiment.”

Read the full article at https://www.madinamerica.com/2021/04/how-i-became-my-own-psychiatrist/