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.
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.