General English name: Biperiden
Brand: Akineton HCl
Forms of non-jumping drugs
Medication information of Bipridine
The balance of some chemicals in the brain of people with Parkinson’s is disturbed and this causes symptoms such as stiffness, tremors, spasms and lack of muscle control in Parkinson’s disease. Bipridine reduces the effects of these chemicals, thereby reducing the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Dosage and method of taking bipridine
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with bipridine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of biperidine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Your doctor may prescribe one tablet (2 mg) or several tablets a day, with a maximum prescribed dose of 16 mg per day depending on the individual’s illness and symptoms.
Take the medicine regularly and at a set time. It is best to take the medicine after a meal to avoid stomach pain.
- If you forget to take your daily dose of bipridine at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember much later than usual, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Contraindications to Bipridine
Pay attention to the expiration date of Bipridine and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
Never give Bipridine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for Bipridine drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Bipridine consumption during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. This medicine can have harmful effects on the fetus or on yourself.
Impact of Bipridine on driving and working with machines
Bipridine causes dizziness and blurred vision in you, you should make sure you are alert before driving and working with machines.
Bipridine drug interactions
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Other drugs that can affect the removal of biperidine from the body and the function of biperidine in the body are: quinidine, amantadine, digoxin, haloperidol.
If medications or hypnotics such as alcohol, certain antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), sleeping pills, depression or anxiety (such as diazepam and zolpidem), and muscle relaxants If you are taking painkillers (such as codeine), be sure to tell your doctor.
Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergies or colds and cough medicines) because most of their ingredients cause drowsiness. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about taking these medicines.
Special warnings and precautions while taking bipridine
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking biperidine:
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you have cardiovascular disease.
- If you have a problem with your kidneys, liver or prostate (enlarged prostate and difficulty urinating).
- If you have trouble breathing or swallowing.
- If you have trouble breathing or swallowing.
- If you have any of the following problems: epilepsy, dementia, depression, glaucoma (high eye pressure) or myasthenia gravis (a condition that causes muscle weakness).
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of bipridine
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:
Fast or irregular heartbeat
Anxiety, hallucinations, confusion, hyperactivity or loss of consciousness
Problem urinating or constipation
Tension and anxiety
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of bipridine.
Excessive use of biperidine (drug poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Call the emergency room right away if you notice symptoms such as hot and dry skin, irregular heartbeat, fever, dry mouth, anxiety, hallucinations, dizziness, hyperactivity, loss of consciousness and seizures in yourself or someone else.
Storage conditions of Bipridine
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.