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Board: Schizophrenia 09-15-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

valium is my permanent solution to akathisia. im happy
Board: Schizophrenia 08-05-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

stay positive
you will be alright

god bless
Board: Schizophrenia 06-06-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,533
Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

my pdoc and i have agreed that akathisia won't go away as long as i am on an ap medication. but he said it is good that we have found valium to manage the situation. i take valium up to once per week...
Board: Schizophrenia 04-28-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,533
Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

after four weeks finally an episode, well managed by valium
Board: Schizophrenia 04-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,533
Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

no akathisia for close to three weeks
Board: Schizophrenia 02-21-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,533
Posted By koolguy
Re: akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

funny thing for my case is i tried cogentin and it didn't work. i tried ativan in hospital but it didn't do anything. then i tried valium and it seems to alleviate symptoms of akathisia. i don't know...
Board: Schizophrenia 02-19-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,533
Posted By koolguy
akathisia 'managed' by valium taken as needed

im on 250mg clozapine.

i still experience akathisia but i've finally found something that alleviates that.

if i take valium 2x5mg as needed symptoms of akathisia disappears within 30 minutes....
Board: Schizophrenia 05-14-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

pdoc reduced the dose from 300mg to 275mg when i asked him.

he said after a month he will reduce to 250mg.

i still get akathisia twice a week.
Board: Schizophrenia 05-09-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

it's great that u r doing well

i will ask pdoc for dose reduction tomorrow morning
Board: Schizophrenia 05-08-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

what med u r on now?


im gonna ask pdoc for reduction of dose of clozapine a little
Board: Schizophrenia 05-03-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

No, I don't prescribe adderall myself.

Recently I feel calmer than before. Still fingers crossed. Good luck!
Board: Schizophrenia 05-01-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I've been feeling quite relaxed past two days. Fingers crossed.

synapse321, personally I don't want adderall because of risk of psychosis sometimes caused by adderall. Good luck and I hope best...
Board: Schizophrenia 04-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I get mild ones in between severe ones in span of 2 weeks.
Board: Schizophrenia 04-16-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

hello synapse321. i still get akathisia once a week. but i was able to attend university.

hows ur akathisia?
Board: Schizophrenia 02-15-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

3 more hrs to wait to find out

5 45 pm - 9 pm
Board: Schizophrenia 02-15-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

5 30 pm

little uneasy

praying for a change tonight

if no akathisia tonight its 7 days without one
Board: Schizophrenia 12-27-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

no i think it's akathisia which is different from anxiety.

i have new rules:
1. i feel good until the day of akathisia
2. before akathisia i feel mental unease
3. if akathisia starts late like...
Board: Schizophrenia 12-25-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

for several days in between akathisia i feel good during day time. today is the same. i feel good so far.
Board: Schizophrenia 12-25-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i will go to bed by 9 pm except akathisia happens. wake up earlier.
Board: Schizophrenia 12-25-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i think 2 months later i will be symptom free since by that time most of invega sustenna in my body will be cleared.
Board: Schizophrenia 12-25-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

Updated characteristics of akathisia
- lasts on avg 3 hrs
- uneasy feeling during day time has improved
- once every four days
Board: Schizophrenia 12-25-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i have a question brought up by a guy in sz chatroom. why would my akathisia lasts only 3 hours and comes every 3 to 4 days, instead of having it for days? why would it come in cycles?
Board: Schizophrenia 12-24-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

Akathisia may range in intensity from a mild sense of disquiet or anxiety (which may be easily overlooked) to a total inability to sit still, accompanied by overwhelming anxiety, malaise, and severe...
Board: Schizophrenia 12-24-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I've been getting an episode every three to four days.
It gets difficult to even lie down by myself in my room because I feel impending doom.
I get fidgety and it lasts for three hours. This is an...
Board: Schizophrenia 12-16-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

Didn't have akathsiia for a week :cool:
Board: Schizophrenia 11-25-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i used to suffer from a worse form of akathisia. I remember having an eoisode while waiting to catch a train home. my mind was on edge and I was terrified. I felt like people going pass knew who I...
Board: Schizophrenia 11-24-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

it's been nearly 7 weeks since invega injection.

verdict so far:
i do feel uneasy at times and before i had mild akathisia.
need to wait and see.
Board: Schizophrenia 11-08-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

today i feel good. i pray and hope it will be like this every other days
Board: Schizophrenia 11-02-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I have two symptoms
broadly
undefined anxiety and akathisia

I hope undefined anxiety to go as well
Board: Schizophrenia 10-29-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i feel uneasy and not at mental ease. it's past 4 weeks since injection
Board: Schizophrenia 10-28-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

srry:mad: i hope you and i will both be ok.
Board: Schizophrenia 10-25-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I had my mild one about 2weeks ago.
Board: Schizophrenia 10-24-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

Took two months(?) to lower invega sustenna and lower olanzapine and now i'm only on clozapine. Last invega injection happened more than 3 weeks ago.
Board: Schizophrenia 10-11-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Board: Schizophrenia 10-09-2012, 07:23 PM
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Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i get anxious at times but i can manage it by meditating.

this is different from uneasy feeling and agitation from EPS. this is manageable.
Board: Schizophrenia 10-08-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

I'm outpatient with clozapine
Board: Schizophrenia 10-07-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

during my psychosis I wasnt necessarily hearing voices but random thoughts were popping up that were giving me ideas.

for several years I was convinced that I was being drugged forcibly and come...
Board: Schizophrenia 09-28-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

i have two months to go until invega is out of my system...

and i dont feel like doing the things i should because of anxiousness about akathisia and also dysphoria caused by invega...

but i...
Board: Schizophrenia 09-24-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

During akathisia the following was the most distressing: I kept hearing two familiar voices. one male and one female. Male voice kept telling me 'you are a soldier', and 'we're back!'. female voice...
Board: Schizophrenia 09-24-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
Re: My psychotic history

sure thing. i will update you on clozapine. today i met pdoc weekly and he said next week wlll be my last monthly invega injection!:jester:
Board: Schizophrenia 09-19-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,034
Posted By koolguy
My psychotic history

Before symptoms of schizophrenia materialized I had the following symptoms: a. sleepy eyes during day time, b. tiredness, c. prolonged depression.

In addition to that, I need some afterthought to...
Board: Schizophrenia 07-17-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

I had akathisia on risperidone consta then switched to invega sustenna.
Board: Schizophrenia 07-14-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

hi there mate. thx for the info. ill have to keep searching. bye!
Board: Schizophrenia 07-11-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

had exam at 2pm. and akathisia onwards until 9:40pm'ish. probably failed exam but it was a valiant effort. buy coke. mcdonalds. home. :D
Board: Schizophrenia 07-11-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

exam was difficult but I also had to deal with akathisia, paranoia, voices.

med cert in 2 days I assume and hand to special needs.

went out of exam room at 4pm. had to stay at disability...
Board: Schizophrenia 07-10-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

exam in 15 mins. will report back what happened.
Board: Schizophrenia 07-10-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

last special exam in 1.5hrs and took vits at uni now as a precaution.
Board: Schizophrenia 07-10-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
Re: started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

I was ok during day then at 11pm scary feeling emerged, so took additional vits 600mg. crossing my fingers.
Board: Schizophrenia 07-09-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By koolguy
started vitamin b6 600mg b.i.d.

im on invega sustenna monthly injection. because of akathisia about a week ago I started on vitamin b6 a high dose. this is as stated in a research paper to test effectiveness of vitamin b6 in...
Board: Schizophrenia 01-12-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 42,095
Posted By koolguy
Re: Fear induced by antipsychotic medication

Hi synapse.

Zoloft is SSRI. I've tried SNRI called pristiq before.

I see pdoc tomorrow. Best of luck to you.
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