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Bexol Tablet


Overview

Bexol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Nervousness

How to use Bexol Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bexol Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bexol Tablet works

Bexol Tablet is an anticholinergic medication. It works by decreasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness in Parkinson's disease. It also improves movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm) caused by certain other medicines.

Bexol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Bexol Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bexol Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Bexol Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Bexol Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Bexol Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Bexol Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Bexol Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Bexol Tablet helps treat Parkinson's disease and drug-induced abnormal movements.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may cause dry eyes. Avoid wearing contact lenses and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Monitoring of Intraocular pressure is required while taking this medicine, as an increase in eye pressure may cause blurry vision.
  • You may be asked for regular monitoring of hypotension,  kidney, liver, and cardiac disorder while taking this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Bexol Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bexol

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My father has parkinson's disease from last 12 year. In last 2012 he got severe pneumonia and has been admitted in AIIMS .He was treated with various antibiotics.he came out but got bed ridden after that.From last few year he just sit on his own. he is currently taking bexol 1mg three times, syndopa 125 plus 3 times, ropark XL 3 times.now from few year he got hallucination and cound not sleep in night and constantly talking in night(Some Nights not always).During his stay in AIIMS Dr. prescribed quetiapine 12.5 mg which he is not currently taking.please advice some medicien so that he atleast can sleep at night.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Start Oleanz 2.5 mg at nite
Hi my mom had Parkinson's disease but didn't get any operation but using tablets syndopa last night she take another tablet of pain killer with it by the morning my mom to full shivering of hands and legs so what do u suggest to do?
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
need to examine to opine
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FAQs

Q. Is Bexol a narcotic? Can I get high after taking Bexol?

No, Bexol is not a narcotic. However, its hallucinogenic and euphoriant properties may make the people abuse its use.

Q. Does Bexol make you drowsy?

Yes, Bexol may cause drowsiness in some cases. Some people may even experience difficulty in falling asleep. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery when you experience drowsiness or if it causes blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea and mental confusion.

Q. What happens if more than the recommended doses of Bexol are taken?

Taking more than the recommended doses of Bexol may cause flushing of the skin, nausea, vomiting, dilated pupils, increased heartbeat, rapid respiration, fever, increase in blood pressure, and dryness of mouth, tongue and skin. A rash may appear on the face or upper trunk. You may also experience restlessness, confusion, hallucinations, paranoid and psychotic reactions, incoordination, delirium (a state of mental confusion and emotional disruption) and occasionally convulsions.

Q. Does Bexol cause weight gain?

Yes, Bexol may cause weight gain. If you are concerned about your weight gain, consult a dietician for diet plan, exercise regularly, and eat a healthy and nutritious diet.

Q. Can I crush Bexol?

No, Bexol should not be crushed. It should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Consult your doctor if you are not sure about how to take this medicine.

Q. Can I take Bexol with food?

Bexol may be taken before or after meals according to the effects experienced by the patient. If Bexol tends to dry the mouth excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, it may cause induced thirst which can be reduced by peppermint, chewing gum, or water.

Q. For how long do I need to take Bexol?

You should continue taking Bexol as long as your doctor advises you. In some cases, the use of Bexol may continue indefinitely. Such patients are often kept under careful observation for a longer period of time.

Q. What if I stop taking Bexol abruptly?

You should not stop taking Bexol without consulting your doctor as your symptoms may get worse. If you feel your dose needs to be lowered, then consult your doctor who will reduce your dose gradually.

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