Parkinsonism, drug-induced extrapyramidal symptoms.
0.5-1mg daily (max.6mg daily). Usually taken at bedtime.
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Elderly, GI or GU obstruction, glaucoma, hepatic impairment, renal impairment, hypertension.
Tardive dyskinesia, cardiac arrhythmias, myasthenia gravis, urinary retention, history of sensitivity to benzhexol and related compounds.
Anti-muscarinic side effects: dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary retention, GI disturbances, nervousness, allergic reactions, drowsiness, psychiatric disorders, increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma.
It is excreted more slowly than benzhexol and has sedative rather than stimulating effects.