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Manohexy Injection

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Overview

Manohexy Injection side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision

How to use Manohexy Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Manohexy Injection works

Manohexy Injection 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.

Manohexy Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Manohexy Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Manohexy Injection 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
CAUTION
Manohexy Injection 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.
Manohexy Injection 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 Manohexy Injection 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 Manohexy Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Manohexy Injection 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Manohexy Injection without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Manohexy

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Parkinson's disease for 25 yrs. Taking allopathy Suggestions needed
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Kindly consult to any good Ayuvedic Panchkarma center. Panchkarma therapy will give you some result .
Parkinson's disease tremors ,Insomnia.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Use Dhanadanayanadi kashayam 15ml twice a day with 15 ml water before food and Zandopa 10 grams twice a day witk milk after food and Tab Dhanvantari Vati 1-0-1 after food for 2 months
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FAQs

Q. What is Manohexy used for?

Manohexy 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. Manohexy 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 Manohexy work?

Manohexy 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 Manohexy a narcotic substance?

No, Manohexy is not a narcotic substance. Manohexy is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.

Q. Is Manohexy safe?

Manohexy is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. What is Manohexy?

Manohexy is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.

Q. Does Manohexy get you high?

Manohexy 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 Manohexy cause weight gain?

Manohexy has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Manohexy in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Manohexy.

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