A patient receiving ziprasidone for schizophrenia has parkinson-like symptoms. To decrease the parkinson-like side effects, the nurse should advocate for which of the following medications?


•Benztropine is an anticholinergic used to treat extrapyramidal symptoms in patients with parkinson's disease or patients taking antipsychotics.

•Bethanechol is a cholinergic agonist and can potentially worsen extrapyramidal symptoms.

•Levodopa and Ropinirole are used to treat parkinsons and may worsen psychosis.

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