ACHTENON TAB; biperidin, antiparkinson agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ACHTENON TAB
1 Tablet contains 2 mg of Bipriden hydrochloride.
INDICATION OF ACHTENON TAB
As an adjunct in the therapy of all forms of parkinsonim ( idiopathic, postenphalitic, ateriosclerotic ). Control of extrapyramidal disorders secondary to neuroieptic drug therapy (e.g. phenothiazines ).
DOSAGE OF ACHTENON TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Drug – induced extrapyramidal symptoms. Oral – one tablet one to three times daily. Parkinsons Disease: Oral: the usual beginning dose is one tablet three or four times daily. The dosage should be individualized with the dose titrated upward to a maximum of 8 tablets ( 16 mg ) per 24 hours.
OVER-DOSAGE OF ACHTENON TAB
Symptoms of overdosage: the signs of overdosage are similar to those for atropine poisoning with patients displaying peripheral anticholinergic symptoms ( enlarged, slowely -reacting pupils , dry mucosa , facial flushing accelerated heart rate , weakness of the bladder and intestines increased body temperature espicially in children ) and CNS symptoms ( agitation , detirium , contfusion , clouding of the consciousness and/or . if poisoning is massive , there is the danger of circulatory and respiratory collapse . therapeutic measures in case of overdosage , the recommended antidotes are acetylcholinesterase inhibitors espicially physostigmine where necessary , and depending on the severity of the symptoms cardiovascular and respiratory function ( oxygen ) should be assisted body temperature lowered and bladder emptied by application of a catheter .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ACHTENON TAB
1- Hypersensitivity to biperiden. 2- Narrow angle glaucoma. 3- Bowel obstruction. 4- Megacolon. 5- Prostatic hypertrophy.
STORAGE OF ACHTENON TAB
PACK OF ACHTENON TAB
The carton box contains two strips each of 10 tablets or 100 strips each of 10 tablets.
ACHTENON TAB MANUFACTURED BY
The Arab Drug Company, Cairo – A.R.E.