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PARKIN TAB

Parkin 2MG tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Parkin 2MG tablet is a muscle-relaxing medicine. It reduces muscle stiffness and helps in easy movement without losing balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease. This tablet is also used to treat extrapyramidal symptoms like abnormal movements, irregular, jerky and slow movements caused by antipsychotic drugs. It helps to restore normal body posture and control over muscle movements in the body. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Parkin 2Mg tablet is Trihexyphenidyl 2MG.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Trihexyphenidyl is an anticholinergic drug. It operates by lowering the action of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. In Parkinson’s disease, this improves muscle control and lowers stiffness. It also helps with movement disorders (restlessness, involuntary movement or muscle spasms) caused by other medications.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Parkin 2MG tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Caution:
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • History of drug idiosyncrasy
  • GI obstruction
  • Prostatic hyperplasia
  • Urinary stricture
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Renal impairment
  • Elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Psychiatric disorders
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Parkin 2Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. You may experience one or more of the following common side effects:

  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness, drowsiness
  • Nervousness
  • Mydriasis
  • Tachycardia
  • Urinary hesitancy
  • Increased intraocular tension
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Rashes
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Dilation of colon

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Hallucination
  • Amnesia
  • Depersonalization
  • Sense of unreality
  • paranoia
How to Use

How to Use

Take Parkin 2Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Do not use the medicine for durations shorter or longer than the suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this medicine until completion of the maximum amount suggested.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the tablet as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled. Do not swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to health.
This tablet should be taken with food. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Parkin 2Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Flushing
  • Dryness of skin
  • Dry mouth and tongue
  • Tachycardia
  • Rapid respiration
  • Hyperpyrexia
  • Rashes on face and upper trunk
  • Restlessness
  • Confusion
  • Vision hallucinations
  • Paranoid and psychotic reactions
  • Incoordination
  • Circulatory and respiratory failure
  • Dilated pupils
  • Delirium
  • depression
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Parkin 2Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.

Liver:

Since there is limited information about safety of taking this medicine for patients with liver problems. If you have any hepatic problems, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Parkin 2Mg tablet might be risky to use during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the foetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Parkin 2Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the capsule should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Food and beverages containing caffeine should be avoided.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Parkin 2Mg tablet with clozapine, antihistamines, disopyramide, nefopam, amantadine, phenothiazine, doxepin, levodopa, metoclopramide, domperidone.

Precautions
  • Do not use this capsule post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Trihexiphenidyl for:

This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson’s disease. It works by blocking certain nerve impulses and relaxing certain muscles.

How does Trihexiphenidyl work:

Adjunctive treatment of Parkinsons disease; treatment of drug-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.

How should Trihexiphenidyl be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Adult- PO- Initial: The recommended dose is 1 mgday in 3-4 divided doses, increased gradually up to 6-10 mgday according to response.

Common side effects of Trihexiphenidyl :

Dryness of mouth, blurring of vision, headache, nausea, nervousness, impairment of memory and organic confusional states. dizziness, constipation, delusions and hallucinations. Urinary retention, glaucoma. Arrhythmias, AV dissociation, multiple ventricular ectopics.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Trihexiphenidyl :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Trihexiphenidyl with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Trihexiphenidyl :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiparkinsonian Drugs


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Parkin 2MG tablet?

The is a muscle-relaxing medicine. It reduces muscle stiffness and helps in easy movement without losing balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease. This tablet is also used to treat extrapyramidal symptoms like abnormal movements, irregular, jerky and slow movements caused by antipsychotic drugs. It helps to restore normal body posture and control over muscle movements in the body.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Parkin 2MG tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include blurred vision, confusion, dryness in mouth, fainting, pain and swelling of joints, headache, irritability, loss of appetite, nausea, trouble sleeping. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), hallucination, suicidal ideation, acute respiratory failure, neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

Q3. Should we take Parkin 2MG tablet with food or without food?

Take the tablet with food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Parkin 2MG tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule, history of epilepsy or other seizure disorders, history of gastric ulceration, severe renal impairment, lactation Caution is advised among patients with history of cardiovascular disorders, recurrent eczema, psychiatric disorders, untreated angle-closure glaucoma, hepatic impairment, mild to moderate renal impairment, severe renal impairment, elderly, children and pregnancy.

Q5. Does Parkin 2MG tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Parkin 2MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Parkin 2MG tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to acute psychosis, motor restlessness, convulsions, dysphagia, confusion, vision hallucinations, pulmonary oedema, renal dysfunction, urine retention, dilated pupils, delirium, cardiac arrest.

Q7. Can I take Parkin 2MG tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Parkin 2MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Parkin 2MG tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with the tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the capsule should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Parkin 2MG tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Parkin 2MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Parkin 2MG tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Parkin 2MG tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is clinically not established.

Q14. How long does the effect of Parkin 2MG tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

Q15. Can we take Parkin 2MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Parkin 2MG tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Parkin 2MG tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

MICRO LABS LIMITED

31, race course road,bangalore-560 001, india

Packed By

MICRO LABS LIMITED

31, race course road,bangalore-560 001, india

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