Parkinta Products are primarily used for

About Parkinta Products

Uses of Parkinta Products

Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

Parkinta Products side effects


Side Effects of Parkinta are Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision, Dizziness, Stomach upset, Headache, Difficulty in urination, Nervousness.

How Parkinta Products work

Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol 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 for Parkinta Products

Expert advice for Parkinta Products

  • Parkinta 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 Parkinta without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns about Parkinta Products

Frequently asked questions about Parkinta Products

Frequently asked questions about Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol

Q. Is Parkinta a narcotic? Can I get high after taking Parkinta?
No, Parkinta is not a narcotic. However, its hallucinogenic and euphoriant properties may make the people abuse its use.
Q. Does Parkinta make you drowsy?
Yes, Parkinta 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 Parkinta are taken?
Taking more than the recommended doses of Parkinta 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 Parkinta cause weight gain?
Yes, Parkinta 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 Parkinta?
No, Parkinta 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 Parkinta with food?
Parkinta may be taken before or after meals according to the effects experienced by the patient. If Parkinta 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 Parkinta?
You should continue taking Parkinta as long as your doctor advises you. In some cases, the use of Parkinta may continue indefinitely. Such patients are often kept under careful observation for a longer period of time.
Q. What if I stop taking Parkinta abruptly?
You should not stop taking Parkinta 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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