Artane advertisement, 1974. |
Hospital & Community Psychiatry, Vol. 25, No. 5.
Thigh rubbing ~ Oculogyria ~ Propulsive gait ~ Choreoathetosis ~ Tremor ~ Ballism ~ Akinesia ~ Rigidity ~ Torticollis ~ Disequilibrium
ARTANE® trihexyphenidyl HCl. It can prevent or reverse the sometime dehumanizing extrapyramidal effects of the antipsychotic drugs. But without the drug buildup potential of cumulative action anticholinergics. And at lower cost. ARTANE Trihexyphenidyl HCl   TO REMOVE THE "CHEMICAL STRAITJACKET"
INDICATIONS FOR ARTANE SEQUELS: Based on a review of this drug in sustained release form by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council and/or other information, FDA has classified the indications as follows: Probably effective as an adjunct in the therapy of all forms of parkinsonism (postencephalitic, arteriosclerotic, and idiopathic) and for the use in the prevention or control of extrapyramidal disorders due to central nervous system drugs such as reserpine and phenothiazines. WARNING: Patients to be treated should have a gonioscope evaluation and close monitoring of intraocular pressures at regular periodic intervals.
Lederle Laboratories, A Division of American Cyanamid Co. Pearl River, New York 10965