Hexymer

Hexymer

trihexyphenidyl

Manufacturer:

Mersifarma TM
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Trihexyphenidyl HCl
Indications/Uses
Adjunct for the treatment of all forms of parkinsonism. Control of extrapyramidal symptoms due to drug therapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Idiopathic & post-encephalitic parkinsonism 1 mg on 1st day, then increased to 2 mg 2-3 times daily during 3-5 days until therapeutic dosage is reached. Post-encephalitic parkinsonism 12-15 mg/day. Drug-induced parkinsonism Total daily dosage: 5-15 mg, advisable to initiate therapy at 1 mg/dose.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Best taken w/ meals. Take before meals if dry mouth occurs, after meals if drooling/nausea occurs. Take at the same time each day.
Special Precautions
Coronary, liver & renal disease, HTN, glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy. Monitor IOP.
Adverse Reactions
Dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, mild nausea or nervousness, constipation, urinary retention, tachycardia, pupil dilatation, raised IOP, headache.
Drug Interactions
Potentiate actions w/ other adrenergic agent.
ATC Classification
N04AA01 - trihexyphenidyl ; Belongs to the class of tertiary amines anticholinergic agents. Used in the management of Parkinson's disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hexymer film-coated tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
1000's (Rp200,000/pak);100's (Rp35,000/pak);250's (Rp65,625/pak)
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