Artane is an antiparkinsonian drug that inhibits cholinergic transmission in the CNS.
Indications: parkinsonism, prevention and control of disease symptoms.
Composition and analogues of the drug.
The main component in the composition is: Trihexyphenidyl.
Analogues of the drug: Parkopan, Trihexyphenidil, Cyclodol.
How does the drug work?
It has a strong central n-anticholinergic effect, as well as a peripheral m-anticholinergic effect. The central action contributes to the reduction or elimination of movement disorders associated with extrapyramidal disorders.
In parkinsonism, it reduces tremor, to a lesser extent affects rigidity and bradykinesia.
It has an antispasmodic effect, which is associated with anticholinergic activity and direct myotropic action.
How to take and dosage of the drug.
inside. The dose, regimen and duration of therapy are determined individually, depending on the indications, the clinical situation, and the effectiveness of therapy.
Side effects and contraindications.
Side effects: increased nervous irritability, euphoria, psychomotor agitation, agitation, headache, dizziness, irritability, delirium, hallucinations, increased fatigue, decreased ability to concentrate, psychosis, at higher doses or increased sensitivity, anxiety, impaired consciousness, memory, insomnia, dyskinesia (especially in patients who take levodopa), deterioration of clinical indicators of myasthenia gravis.
Contraindications: hypersensitivity, gastrointestinal diseases, urinary retention, tachyarrhythmia, alcohol poisoning, pregnancy, breastfeeding, age up to 18 years.
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