Benzos vs benztropine for EPS in the elderly

So I got an outpatient consult recently for med recs on an 65ish year old lady with well-documented late-onset schizophrenia (onset around 52-53) who has been on Invega LAI for years and done very well with it. Patient and daughter are adamant about staying on it, as apparently previous periods without meds were disastrous. She's also been taking benztropine 1 mg BID for EPS (appears to be parkinsonism and akathisia) and clonazepam 1 mg daily for anxiety. When clonazepam was previously... Read more
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