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Can risperdal cause constant walking/pacing, opening and

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Can risperdal cause constant walking/pacing, opening and closing of hands and involuntary muscle movement?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 7 years ago.
Resperidol can cause a variety of involuntary muscle movements.
It can also cause restlessness in some patients.
Abilify can also cause restlessness and the inability to sit still and sometimes can cause a movement disorder as well.
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