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Needle Pricking sensations all over body ?? Medication ??



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Sep 22, 2018
Has anyone experienced these sensations while taking medication?

mom on quetipaine and venlafaxine . I get this intense needle pricking my skin at random points all over my body which cause a really strong itch and then a tingling nervy sensation especially in legs if I get the prickling sensation there . It happened literally anyone and it’s really making me agitated and angry because it’s constant . It’s a bit like bugs crawling over me as well . Has anyone experienced this ? Is it due to medication?


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Nov 10, 2019
Have you recently started a medication? I had itchiness all over for 2-3 days when i started lamotrigine. I have had akathisia on another medication.

I think you need to see your doctor/nurse or pharmacist is if it this bad though. You can call 111 for advice too if that is easier.
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