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Actualy, I wouldn't say that Aurorix is a terible medication - it is currently the safest of a particular group of antidepressants, and may suit some people better than others. It might have complex interactions, potentially, with some of the newer mood stabilizers and other drugs whih were deveoped after it was released, and I have found no useful studies of this issue.
Torticollis is the technical name for neck twitching, not specific to what might be causing the twitching.
If you do a Google search, you will find a number of reports of torticollis noted with the use of Geodon.
As you have been stable for 2 years now after a long period of instability, your wish to maintain this stability is of course understandable.
This recent restriction on the duration of validity of prescriptions for essential chronic medications was a loobnily stupid decision by the Dept of Health and simply raised the costs of medical care needlssly and caused a great deal of harm uselessly to patients. Lets hope they will soon revise this idiotic regulation.
From your description, it does sound as though you may be becoming a bit more hyper, but only your own doc, knowing all the background details, can best plan how to deal with this. Try to see him before he goes on leave, this is something a psychologist would not be equipped to deal with.
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