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Is artane an appropriate medication given to a 13 year old who has severe EPS from Zyprexa and Re?

Posted 9 May 2016 by Aunt Shar 1 answer

This 13 year old already has tried Cogentin and other meds with no helpful effect in controlling his facial and uncontrollable movements of head, arms, legs. He never stops moving and has lost much weight and is extremely thin. This has gone on for 4 months after his psychiatrist took him off ...

Relief from Dystonic & Akathisia... Amantadine? how much?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 by Sideffects2 1 answer

Neuroleptics, anti-d, reglan, suffering for a while now... can't take meds that mess with cognition... what to do??

Extrapyramidal Reaction - Will a daily dose of Benedryl and Cogentin be likely to cause?

Posted 14 Sep 2013 by Sideffects2 2 answers

... tardive dyskinesia later on? If so WHY do Drs. prescribe these drugs with an antipsychotic? Melatonin anybody? What's your best bet against EPS? Kinda weird that the solution can be the cause for trouble later on.

How long until Cogentin is completely out of my system?

Posted 25 Jul 2011 by FistSizedMachine 1 answer

I took Cogentin for 4 months and it caused awful water weight gain and water toxicity due to Urinary Retention. I was advised to stop taking it almost 3 weeks ago. I'm starting to feel a little bit better, but I still have quite a ways to go. Any estimate of how long until it is completely ...

I would like to know the ideal dosage of trihexyphenidyl aka artane?

Posted 26 Jul 2013 by kcfp 1 answer

I take trihexyphenidyl as I suffer from eps (extrapyramidal symptoms) the result of taking an atypical anti-psychotic. what is the ideal dosage?

Procyclidine keeps me awake,therefore I find it hard to sleep after taking my 5mg night dose. is?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by danni3 1 answer

... this 'normal' and would it be possible to take my night dose earlier in the evening to reduce this affect?

Has anyone had relief for the inevitable akanthesia that accompanies taking antipsychotics?

Posted 18 Sep 2012 by Sideffects2 1 answer

No cogentin/trihex/benedryl. Thanks.

Is there a natural alternative to artane, cogentin or benadryl for muscle dystonia?

Posted 6 Aug 2011 by Sideffects2 1 answer

These cause more problems. Is there anything natural to take out there? Thanks for your interest.

Extrapyramidal Reaction - How does procylidine reverse occulargiric crisis?

Posted 28 Mar 2011 by Tracey Macmillan 1 answer

I've seen procyclidine oral being used to reverse this condition, what the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics that causes this mode of action on an individual?

Has anyone found relief for the extrapyramidal symptoms that comes along with the neuroleptics?

Posted 30 Dec 2010 by Sideffects2 2 answers

Seems like the congentin and the artane have the same dopey side effects; any suggestions for unwanted movements? This is so frustrating. The bandaid is the disease.

Big difference in the generic forms of trihexyphenidyl?

Posted 26 Sep 2010 by leopardeyes 2 answers

I have a prescription for artane (trihexyphenidyl) and i've had it filled at 2 stores... wal mart which carries it in the brand of Danbury and also filled at walgreens where they use qualitest brand. The walgreens brand does not work as well and makes me sick to my stomach quite easily and ...

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