biperiden

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biperiden

 [bi-per´ĭ-den]
a synthetic anticholinergic used as an antidyskinetic to reduce the tremors of parkinsonism and for the treatment of drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt and intramuscularly or intravenously as the lactate salt. Side effects are minor and include dryness of the mouth, blurring of vision, drowsiness, and nausea. Biperiden is contraindicated in patients with epilepsy and should be given with great care to patients with glaucoma.

biperiden

/bi·per·i·den/ (-per´ĭ-den) an antidyskinetic used as the hydrochloride and lactate salts in the treatment of parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions.

biperiden

An ANTICHOLINERGIC drug used in the treatment of PARKINSON'S DISEASE. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Akineton.
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With a suspected diagnosis of dystonia, biperiden lactate 5 mg/ml was administered via the intramuscular route and the contractions abated within 30 seconds of the injection.
According to the Naranjo algorithm9 that determines the probability of drug side effects, our patient scored seven points, with two points for the emergence of dystonia after taking DKP, one point for recovery from dystonia after administering biperiden lactate, two points for the absence of any alternative explanation for dystonia, one point for a history of a similar reaction to DKP in the past, and one point for the objective confirmation of dystonia by neurological examination.