Drug-induced anxiety may present as edginess, worrisome thoughts, agitation, restlessness, sleep disruption, or lack of focus. Other common signs and symptoms include rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure, and excessive sweating.
Management depends on identifying and discontinuing the causative medication or substance, which may provide relief, given time. Substituting other medications calls for watchfulness to find the most effective replacement medication without further adverse effects.
Related Topics: Depressive disorders, Generalized anxiety disorder
T50.995A – Adverse effect of other drugs, medicaments and biological substances, initial encounter
48694002 – Anxiety