Heksi 5mg Tablet

Kivi Labs Ltd

Composition for Heksi 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parkinson's disease, Drug induced abnormal movements
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Heksi Tablet


Uses of Heksi Tablet

Heksi 5mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

Side effects of Heksi Tablet


Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.


How to use Heksi 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. Heksi 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Heksi Tablet works

Heksi 5mg Tablet is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness. It helps patients with Parkinson's disease by improving muscle control and reducing stiffness so that they can move more naturally. It is also used to treat movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm ) which can be caused by certain drugs.

In Depth Information on Heksi Tablet

Expert advice for Heksi Tablet

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Heksi causes your mouth to dry excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, thirst can be improved by sucking hard sugarless candy, chewing gum, or drinking water.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Heksi can cause blurred vision or dizziness. Do not drive and or operate machinery if you get blurred vision or dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have trouble in passing urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Heksi Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Heksi Tablet
Heksi 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Heksi 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Heksi 5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Milk secretion may decrease.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Heksi 5mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Heksi 5mg 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Heksi 5
mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Heksi Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Trihexyphenidyl

Heksi is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Heksi can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Heksi works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.
No, Heksi is not a narcotic substance. Heksi is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Heksi is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Heksi is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Heksi has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Heksi has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Heksi in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Heksi.

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