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Biperiden Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 2 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Parkinson's Disease

2 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day; the dose may be titrated up to a maximum of 16 mg per 24 hours

Usual Adult Dose for Extrapyramidal Reaction

Neuroleptic-induced: 2 mg orally 1 to 3 times a day

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Biperiden is contraindicated in patients with narrow angle glaucoma, bowel obstruction, or megacolon.

Patients with manifest glaucoma, prostatism, epilepsy, or cardiac arrhythmia should be administered biperiden with caution.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients less than 18 years of age.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Biperiden may be administered during or after meals if gastric irritation occurs.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.