Our expert says:
Interesting ! Akathisia is such an odd symptom / side-effect very difficult but often really hard to describe. ANd we seem to vary so much in our sensitivity to it. One person will experience it mildly and temporarily on Drug X, another will get it intolerably severely, and many others won't experience it at all.
medical Aids arfe often really badly advised, and short-sighted in their decisions. Paying for the full amount for a medication that works is actually cheaper than paying smaller amounts for meds that don't work at all ( for a med that doesn't work, the waste is 100 % ).
Risperidone is excellent for many people. The lactation is a real nuisance, much more common on other commonly used meds.
Good to have gotten in some travel before the Great Soccer World Cup Ripoff shoves those prices higher.
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