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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

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