Artane (Trihexyphenidyl)

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Trihexyphenidyl 2mg

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Artane (Trihexyphenidyl) - Product Information

Artane is a medication you may be prescribed if you've been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. It is usually prescribed as an add on to other medications used to treat the condition.

The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can have a huge impact on your life. When you have been diagnosed, it is important to keep your symptoms under control as much as possible.

Artane will help keep your movement as normal as possible, and can also be used to treat side effects of other medication given to treat nausea.  It is only available with a prescription, and you may be directed to take it alone or with other medications.

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Artane is manufactured by Teva and we stock it in two dosages, including 5 mg and 2mg. The 5 mg tablets are available as both brand and generic medication. The 2 mg dose only comes in the generic option. The price for 5 mg starts at $64.00 USD, and Trihexyphenidyl 2 mg is available starting from $25.00 USD cost.

We are available to help you throughout the process either by phone or chat. For phone assistance, use our toll free number 1-855-776-0079, and for online assistance use the instant message chat feature on our website.

Directions

The dosage of the medication will determine the amount that should be administered to you as well as your condition. The number of doses, the time that has to be left between doses and the length of time that the medicine will be prescribed for, will also be decided by your doctor based on your condition.

If you have been prescribed Artane to treat Parkinson’s, adult's will start by taking one dose of 1 mg per day, and over time this can be raised to 15 mg. If 15 mg is being taken then the dosage will be divided into about 3 or 4 different doses.

Side Effects

As with other medications, you may experience side effects when taking Artane, but some will not require you to see a doctor because they will stop as your body gets used to the medication. You may get medical advice on how to deal with these.

However you will need to speak to a health care professional if any of the following side effects occur:

  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea

If you are an elderly patients there are likely to be a number of age-related issues you should have checked such as:

  • Prostate problems
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease

Precautions

Before you start taking Artane, you must tell the doctor if you have used it before and experienced any adverse effects.  You should also tell them if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.  They also need to know about allergies to:

  • Food
  • Dyes
  • Animals
  • Preservatives

If you are an elderly patient there could be the need to alter your dose to consider age-related ailments.

As certain medications do not interact well with each other, the doctor should know if you are taking:

  • Metoclopramide
  • Glycopyrrolate
  • Glycopyrronium
  • Tiotropium
  • Secretin Human

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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