Akineton advertisement, 1962.|
Mental Hospitals, Vol. 13, No. 10.
in drug-induced parkinsonism, interrupt tranquilizer therapy (or just add Akineton)
a prompt, well-tolerated countermeasure for akinesia * motor restlessness * akathisia * torticollis * oculogyric crises * chorea *
Akineton "...avoids the risk of loss of therapeutic benefit and permits uninterrupted phenothiazine therapy ...Akineton was not
responsible for a single dangerous or toxic effect in the 500 patients treated."*
Tablets -- 2 mg. (bisected) Akineton hydrochloride.   Ampules -- 1 cc. containing 5 mg. Akineton lactate.
For dosage in drug-induced extrapyramidal disorders and Parkinson's disease, see PDR. Write for literature.
*Ayd, Frank. J., Jr.: Drug-Induced Extrapyramidal Reactions: Their Clinical Manifestations and Treatment with Akineton.
Psychosomatics 1:143 (May-June) 1960.
AKINETON® brand of biperiden         Knoll Pharmaceutical Company ~ Orange, New Jersey