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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Akineton (Overview)

Akineton is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug (brain and nerve drug).


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
17 doctors shared insights

Akineton (Overview)

Akineton is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug (brain and nerve drug).


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Stop taking haldol (haloperidol) 5 mg a day after a month an half of taking it and continuing taking akineton 2mg at day can avoid the withdrawal effects of haldol (haloperidol)?

Stop taking haldol (haloperidol) 5 mg a day after a month an half of taking it and continuing taking akineton 2mg at day can avoid the withdrawal effects of haldol (haloperidol)?

Akathesia: Alathesia can be a b****, that's for sure. Have you tried Cogentin or artane? Sometimes, diffetent ones work better. I will go as high as 2mgs three times/day of Cogentin (benztropine), if needed. Of course, benztropine has side effects too. A little benedryl can help. I don't love inderal- too sedating, but low dose nadalol can be helpful. Check with your dr, no matter what. ...Read more

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Does akineton work together with haldol (haloperidol)?

Does akineton work together with haldol (haloperidol)?

Yes: Haldol (haloperidol) is an antipsychotic that can cause extrapyramidal symptoms. These symptoms can be Parkinson's like (tremor, shuffling walk), dystonic (sustained contractions of muscle groups, some cause abnormal posture) or akathisia (feeling of restlessness). Akineton is a medication that helps treat the above side effects that can occur with Haldol (haloperidol) and other antipsychotic medications. ...Read more

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Does akineton decrease the memory?

Yes it can: Some cases of memory loss and dementia have been reported, but it is not a common side effect. ...Read more

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Does akineton work together with haldol (haloperidol)?

Yes: Haldol (haloperidol) is an antipsychotic that can cause extrapyramidal symptoms. These symptoms can be Parkinson's like (tremor, shuffling walk), dystonic (sustained contractions of muscle groups, some cause abnormal posture) or akathisia (feeling of restlessness). Akineton is a medication that helps treat the above side effects that can occur with Haldol (haloperidol) and other antipsychotic medications. ...Read more

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Is it possible for akineton to work well together with haldol (haloperidol)?

Yes,: Akineton is an anticholinergic drug which can treat the side-effects of Haldol, (haloperidol) extrapyramidal side-effects such as akathisia , akinesia or tremors. ...Read more

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