Artane

Artane treats tremors caused by Parkinson's disease and treats tremors caused by other medications. Take this medication with meals to lessen stomach upset.

Artane Overview

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Artane is a prescription medication used to treat tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, other conditions, or drugs. Artane belongs to a group of drugs called antispasmotics, which work by relaxing the muscles.

This medication comes in capsule and oral solution forms and is typically taken 3 or 4 times a day, just before or just after each meal. The fourth dose, if prescribed, is to be taken at bedtime.

Common side effects of Artane include dryness of the mouth, blurry vision, dizziness, mild nausea or nervousness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Artane affects you.

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Uses of Artane

Artane is a prescription medication used to treat tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, other conditions, or drugs.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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Side Effects of Artane

Serious side effects have been reported with Artane. See the “Drug Precautions” section.

Common side effects of Artane include dryness of the mouth, blurry vision, dizziness, mild nausea or nervousness.

This is not a complete list of Artane side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.