Benzhexol (HCl)

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Dosage

Benzhexol (HCl)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 to 2 mg daily1.5 (1.5)24 hourlyPOTrihexyphenidyl HCl in Idiopathic Parkinsonism:1mg is administered on first day and then increased by 2mg increments at intervals of three to five days, until a total of 6 to 10 mg is given daily. The total daily dose will depend upon what is found to be the optimal level. Many patients derive maximum benefit from this daily total of 6 to 10 mg, but some patients, chiefly those in the post-encephalitic group, may require a total daily dose of 12 to 15 mg.
5 to 15 mg daily10 (10)24 hourlyPOTrihexyphenidyl HCl in Drug-Induced Parkinsonism:It may be advisable to commence therapy with a single 1 mg dose. If the extrapyramidal manifestations are not controlled in a few hours, the subsequent doses may be progressively increased until satisfactory control is achieved.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.16 mg/kg0.16 (0.16)24 hourlyOralNot recommended under 3 yrs. Dose for 5-12 Yrs of Children

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

Not recommended under 3 yrs.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Benzhexol (HCl)

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Manufacturers of Benzhexol (HCl) in Pakistan

Usawa Zafa

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