mental-health-icon

Trichotillomania

I've been suffering from Trichotillomania since I was 10. I have been prescribed 200mg sertraline, 75mg clomipramine and 1mg risperidone. Of late I have a strange sensation in my legs like I am falling down or spinning. Also, my fingers shake a lot recently. Are my medicine doses too high?
views-icons 50 Views Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Doctor Answers (2) on Trichotillomania

doctor profile image
Dr. Antara Gupta Aligarh | Psychiatrist
Answered
Tricotillomania is an impulse control disorder for which sertraline and clonil are given. It may cause tremors at higher doses. If the medicines have worked you can ask your psychiatrist to reduce the dose or add propanolol for tremors.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
message icon Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Answered
You have been prescribed antidepressants. So you must be having comorbid depression for which you have been prescribed medicine.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
message icon Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO