A movement disorder often caused by long-term use of antipsychotic medications.
A subjective sense of restlessness accompanied by fidgeting of the legs, rocking from foot to foot, pacing, or being unable to sit or stand. symptoms develop within a few weeks of starting or raising the dose of a conventional antipsychotic medication or of reducing the dose of medication used to treat extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS).
Motor restlessness ranging from a feeling of inner disquiet, often localized in the muscles, to inability to sit still or lie quietly; a side effect of some antipsychotic drugs.
A feeling of extreme motor restlessness and an inability to sit still; may occur as a result of antipsychotic drug therapy.