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Psychomotor Agitation (Akathisia) Summary

Description: A feeling of restlessness associated with increased motor activity. This may occur as a manifestation of nervous system drug toxicity or other conditions.

Also Known As: Akathisia; Restlessness; Psychomotor Hyperactivity; Psychomotor Restlessness; Hyperactivity, Psychomotor Show All >>

Networked: 1632 relevant articles (144 outcomes, 155 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Psychomotor Agitation

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propranolol (Inderal) : 16 outcomes 8 studies in 51 results : FDA 158 Generic
  2. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 12 outcomes 24 studies in 215 results : IBA
  3. olanzapine (Zyprexa) : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 66 results : FDA 13
  4. aripiprazole (Abilify) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 71 results : FDA 4
  5. Haloperidol (Haldol) : 5 outcomes 10 studies in 98 results : FDA 107 Generic
  6. Mianserin : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results : IBA
  7. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 58 results : FDA 35 Generic
  8. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 31 results : FDA 51 Generic
  9. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results : IBA
  10. mirtazapine (Rexer) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 18 results : FDA 21 Generic
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Diseases Related to Psychomotor Agitation

  1. Parkinsonian Disorders (Parkinsonism)
  2. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  3. Tremor (Tremors)
  4. Nausea
  5. Pain (Aches)
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Key Therapies for Psychomotor Agitation

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  1. Subcutaneous Infusions : 3 outcomes in 5 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 17 results
  3. Intramuscular Injections : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  5. Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 9 results
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