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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Drug-induced Extrapyramidal Symptoms
Oral: One tablet one to three times daily.
Parkinson's Disease: Oral: The usual beginning dose is one tablet three or four times daily. The dosage should be individualized with the dose titrated upward to a maximum of 8 tablets (16 mg) per 24 hours.
AKINETON (biperiden hydrochloride) Tablets, 2 mg each, white, embossed on one face with a triangle, bisected on the reverse and imprinted with the number "11."
Bottles of 100 - NDC # 49884-693-01
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Dispense in tight, light-resistant container as defined in USP.
Manufactured for: Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., Spring Valley , New York 10977. Manufactured by: Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL 60064, U.S.A.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/13/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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