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Parkinson's disease: does the medication for it (inderal (propranolol) and artane) make you gain weight?
Artane: First of all, why are you on Artane? You are pretty young to have Parkinson. Secondly, you need to understang there are side effects with increasing your medication dose. Not knowing your medical history, it is hard for me to decide if increasing your dose is a good idea. You need to talk to the prescribing provider if increasing the the dose is advisable. ...Read more
Artane: Trihexyphenidyl is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of parkinson's disease. It is also used to treat and prevent the same muscular conditions when they are caused by drugs such as Chlorpromazine (thorazine), Fluphenazine (prolixin), Perphenazine (trilafon), haloperidol (haldol), thiothixene (navane), and others. ...Read more
Not especially: Artane is an anticholinergic, and that class of medications is not useful for treating adhd. If the hyperactivity is caused by some other factor such as anxiety or side effect from another medication, Artane may "slow" a child, but the effect is through sedation and not specific and tends to wear off over time. ...Read more
Artane allergy: Artane (trihexyphenidyl HCl) is an antispasmodic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: http://www.rxlist.com/artane-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more
Geodon (ziprasidone): Bipolar disease.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am using inderal (propranolol) and artane and have put on a little weight since starting. Is this a common side effect?
Inderal (propranolol): Not common side effect.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been on psychotropic meds for a long time. I am having some severe side effects I am on artane which impairs cognition. What can I do?
Please have your: Dermatologist and your psychiatrist discuss your care. You will probably need to sign an authorization for release of information for both. Insure that they are both aware of your concerns before hand. This is best handled by a team approach. Take care. ...Read more
I am using inderal (propranolol) and artane and have put on a little weight since . Is weight gain a common side effect?
My psychiatrist is away for a while and i wanted to know what are the phenylpiracetam interactions with lithium, zoloft, (sertraline) risperidal, and artane?
Med Interaction: Perhaps one of the psychiatrists here can take this question. If they don't contact who ever may be taking call for your reg. Psychiatrist. Drs generally have another dr. Cover for them while they are out of town. ...Read more
See Below: Lithium prescribed for treatment and management of the manic stage of bipolar disorders. Sometimes it's given for depression if antidepressants have proven to be ineffective. Haloperidol is conventional antipsychotic and is also used to treat motor tics. Artane used to control sx of parkinson's and side effects of anti-psychotic drugs, such as haloperidol (haldol). ...Read more
What is more effective for akathisia caused by geodon (ziprasidone) and other antipsychotics. Artane or cogentin?
Both can work, BUT: I think these traditional drugs both work equally well and have significant and substantial anti-cholinergic side effects, such as visual blurring, dryness of mouth, postural hypotension, bladder issues, drowsiness, dizziness. With your restless leg issues, maybe a dopamine agonist could address both issues. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more