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Biperiden

Biperiden
Tablets 2 mg
ATC N04A A02
Prescription-only medicine
Reimburse by Health Insurance Fund

POSOLOGY AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

Parkinsonism 
The initial daily dose is 2 mg, divided into 2 individual doses. The dose is increased gradually up to optimal daily dose, which for most patients is between 3 to 12 mg daily, divided into 3 or 4 individual doses. The maximal daily dose is 16 mg.

Extrapyramidal disease 
The usual dosage at adults for control of extrapyramidal reactions related to drug therapy is 2 mg, 1 to 3 times a day.
At spastic conditions, a single dose of 2 mg. 2-3 times daily is given.


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You must inform your physician and pharmacist and follow their recommendations before you use the medicine for treatment. Always read carefully the patient information leaflet.

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COMPOSITION

Each tablet contains 2 mg biperiden hydrochloride.

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS

Parkinsonism.
Extrapyramidal disease related to drug therapy and other origins (spastic conditions).

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to biperiden.
Myasthenia gravis.
Closed-angle glaucoma.
Obstructive gastrointestinal disease.
Paralytic ileus or intestinal atony.
Reflux oesophagitis.
Ulcerative colitis or toxic megacolon.
Unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage.
Obstructive uropathy (prostate adenoma).


PACKAGING

Box of 60 tablets of 2 mg in a blister package