Trihexane

Trihexane Overview

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Trihexyphenidyl is a prescription medication used to treat tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, other conditions, or drugs. Trihexyphenidyl 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 trihexyphenidyl include dryness of the mouth, blurry vision, dizziness, mild nausea or nervousness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how trihexyphenidyl affects you.

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Uses of Trihexane

Trihexyphenidyl 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 Trihexane

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

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

This is not a complete list of trihexyphenidyl 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.