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Anyone Dealing With Tardive Dyskinesia

Anyone Dealing With Tardive Dyskinesia

I asked this question about a month ago. I thought with all the new members there might be someone out there dealing with this side effect.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I hear a lot of people saying the are having repeated words and phrasing, repeated counting and thoughts. It sounds like obsessive tendencies. I was diagnosed bypolar with obsessive tendencies. My sister is OCD. I do have obsessive and habitual tendencies. Right now my obsession is math. Drives me crazy.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I was told by my Dr that the meds affected a part of the brain that was right beside the area that controls small motor movements. I was on Lamictal and geodon. It made me click Mt teeth. I looked funny and my grandson asked why I moved my mouth like that, but the meds worked so well for me I just put up with it. My husband hated it because he was afraud people would think I was back on meth. Yes I am an old meth head. Been clean from it for over 10 years.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

The only new med I’ve heard that can cause TD is Seroquel. Tics can be caused by anxiety. That’s what I thought was happening at first. I was grinding my teeth. I had / have facial grimaces and a problem w my tongue going out of my mouth. Stress and anxiety make the symptoms worse.
If you’ve never been on the meds that cause TD, I wouldn’t worry.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Can you develop this disorder from having severe depression and ptsd? I have "tic" moments that make me repeat words in my head. i dont blurt out, but i had problems with grinding my teeth and wouldnt stop messing with them (kind of like a tic). everyone knows your thoughts are where you are able to keep yourself together, and kind of safe place. IT isnt for me anymore, and i have issues with forgetfulness and pausing. I been searching a lot for it, but im sure my dr would say its the severity of the anxiety and depression.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I believe I have a mild case of TD. I constantly repeat words in my head, and sometimes I stutter when I'm talking, even when I'm not speaking out loud. I'm on 2 antidepressants, and 1 Anxiety medication, all at high doses. I'm thinking about asking my doctor if there is anything I can do to stop the TD, if that is what I have.

posted about 1 month ago
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