Artane (Trihexyphenidyl)

Strength(s): 2 mg ; 5 mg

Active Ingredient: Trihexyphenidyl



Artane is a trusted medication used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease symptoms. You can also buy the medication if you have any persistent involuntary movements of various parts of the body brought about by the side effects of some psychiatric drugs. Patients who frequently use drugs for antipsychotics, for example, haloperidol or chlorpromazine usually experience such bodily movements.

Artane 2mg medication originates from a class of clinical drugs known as anticholinergics, which work effectively by hindering the production of a natural substance called acetylcholine. Parkinson’s disease patients who experience symptoms, such as profuse sweating, excessive saliva production, and stiffness of muscle should consider buying the Artane 2mg because it works effectively to improve their walking abilities.

How it Works

Artane 2mg works by exerting an inhibitory effect directly on a patient’s parasympathetic nervous system. It is cheap to buy the medication in various Canadian pharmacies. You can also order Artane 2mg online because it will work effectively to calm your muscles with a relaxing effect. This medication is recommended for all types of Parkinsonism, including arteriosclerotic, idiopathic and postencephalitic.

If you have a Parkinsonism patient experiencing excessive salivation, tremor, and muscle rigidity, Artane is the best medication for reducing the severity of such symptoms. The medication also helps in controlling extrapyramidal ailments, such as akathisia, which affects patients with extreme restlessness and dyskinesia, which is manifested by involuntary movements of various parts of the body.

Artane 2mg works effectively to reduce discomfort and strain in the body, including persistent muscle contractions of the neck, the back and the eyes.

Recommended Dosage

You should always follow the dosage recommended by your health professional because the amount depends on your symptoms. Therefore, the optimal dosage of Artane 2mg should always be administered empirically by starting treatment at a low level and progressively increasing dosage.

Generally, for adults with Parkinson’s disease, they should take approximately 6-10mg daily. However, patients in the post-encephalitic group may possibly need a higher dosage of between 12mg and 15mg daily. Artane 2mg should be swallowed orally three to four times every day during meals. Most health professionals recommend a normal dosage of 5mg and 15mg daily for drug-induced Parkinsonism, even though some patients can cope with 1mg daily.

Patients should gradually increase or decrease the dosage of Artane 2mg by small increments in a span of many days. For example, on the first day, you should take a 1mg dose, 2mg on the subsequent day and add another 2mg after three to five days until you finish the recommended dosage.

However, avoid taking double doses even if you skip a dose unknowingly. You should avoid halting the dosage of Artane Tablets suddenly because the symptoms might worsen with time. You should consult your health professional when you feel your dose should be lowered.

Side Effects

Even though many patients who have used Artane 2mg tablets rarely experience severe side effects, the following are some that you need to monitor.

• Nausea

• Blurred vision

• Constipation

• Nervousness

• Dizziness

• Drowsiness

• Dry mouth

• Flushing

The above side effects are common with patients who have never used Artane before. However, they usually fade gradually as your body familiarizes with the medication. You should consult your doctor immediately if the side effects worsen or persist because your prescribed dosage for this medication should benefit you more rather than increasing the risk of the disease.

You can order Artane 2mg from any Canadian pharmacy and buy the medication for a cheap price.

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