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ARTANE (trihexyphenidyl) may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle. Patients should be cautioned about operating machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that ARTANE (trihexyphenidyl) therapy does not adversely affect their ability to engage in such activities.
If GI upset occurs, ARTANE (trihexyphenidyl) may be taken with food.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/16/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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