Psychomotor Agitation (Akathisia)

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; Psychomotor Excitement; Restlessness, Psychomotor; Agitation, Psychomotor; Excitement, Psychomotor
Networked: 1590 relevant articles (141 outcomes, 150 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

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Disease Context: Research Results

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4. Nausea
5. Pain (Aches)


1. Citrome, Leslie: 20 articles (01/2015 - 12/2002)
2. Weizman, Abraham: 12 articles (09/2014 - 05/2003)
3. Calabrese, Joseph R: 8 articles (03/2015 - 04/2006)
4. Carson, William H: 8 articles (02/2012 - 04/2006)
5. Marcus, Ronald N: 8 articles (01/2009 - 04/2006)
6. McQuade, Robert D: 8 articles (10/2008 - 06/2003)
7. Leucht, Stefan: 7 articles (01/2015 - 01/2009)
8. Kim, Jong-Hoon: 7 articles (01/2013 - 11/2002)
9. Kane, John M: 7 articles (01/2011 - 08/2003)
10. Lieberman, Jeffrey A: 7 articles (06/2010 - 08/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Psychomotor Agitation:
1. Propranolol (Inderal)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)IBA
3. olanzapine (Zyprexa)FDA Link
4. Haloperidol (Haldol)FDA LinkGeneric
5. aripiprazole (Abilify)FDA Link
6. MianserinIBA
7. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Fluoxetine (Prozac)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
10. Clozapine (Clozaril)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Subcutaneous Infusions
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Intramuscular Injections
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Anesthesia

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