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Hexinal 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Hexinal 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Hexinal 2 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
2.93
₹0.29/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Hexinal Tablet

Hexinal Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hexinal are Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.

How to use Hexinal 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. Hexinal 2 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Hexinal Tablet works

Hexinal 2 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Hexinal Tablet

Expert advice for Hexinal Tablet

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Hexinal 2 mg Tablet 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.
  • Hexinal 2 mg Tablet 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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Hexinal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Hexinal Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Hexinal 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexinal 2 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Hexinal 2 mg 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Hexinal 2 mg 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 Hexinal 2 mg 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 Hexinal 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hexinal
My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease from last 3 years.From June 2016 we have changed the doctor and she is suggested to take syndopa plus ,syndopa Cr and amantral.from last 14 days ,my father's behaviour suddenly changed,mood has changed.his behaviour becomes suspesious about us.he was denying to take the medicine and become violent.so we admitted him in hospital.our neurologist suggested that he may have schizophrenia has he is having psychotic history.may be because of that he is behaving like this.so now we have psychiatrist treatment also with it.i am really confused.is he suffering because of Parkinson's or he is really having psychological problem.please guide me
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
some forms of parkinsons may be associate d with psychosisother ccauses of psychosis need to be excluded like thyroid disease, vitamin b12 deficinecy , brain infection

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Frequently asked questions about Hexinal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Trihexyphenidyl

Q. What is Hexinal used for?
Hexinal 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. Hexinal can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Q. How does Hexinal work?
Hexinal 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.
Q. Is Hexinal a narcotic substance?
No, Hexinal is not a narcotic substance. Hexinal is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Q. Is Hexinal safe?
Hexinal is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. What is Hexinal?
Hexinal is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Q. Does Hexinal get you high?
Hexinal has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Hexinal cause weight gain?
Hexinal has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Hexinal in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Hexinal.

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