August 13 2020

BIPERIDEN

List of brands containing biperiden   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle biperiden in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

The active ingredient biperiden is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of Parkinson's disease and treat the extrapyramidal symptoms caused by the occasional use of certain drugs ( eg, metoclopramide) or chronic use (eg some antipsychotic drugs).

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given biperiden.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Injectable solution:

Each ampoule contains 5 mg/ml biperiden (as lactate) and purified water for injection.

Immediate release tablets

Besides 2 mg biperiden hydrochloride, the other ingredients are maize starch, potato starch, lactose, calcium hydrogen phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, lactose, talc, and magnesium stearate

Extended- release tablets

Each extended-release tablet (or dragee) contains 4 mg biperiden. The other ingredients include purified water, starch, microcrystalline cellulose, carnauba wax, silicon dioxide, docusate sodium, magnesium stearate, lactose, hyprolose, hypromellose, macrogol, povidone, talc, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

This medicine in tablets contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult him before taking it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use biperiden

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to biperiden or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

- If you have narrow-angle glaucoma,
- If you suffer a mechanical stenosis (narrowing) of the gastrointestinal tract or megacolon,
- If you suffer prostatic hypertrophy,
- If you suffer a decompensated heart disease.

Take special care with biperiden

In isolated cases, especially in patients with prostate adenoma, the active ingredient biperiden can cause urination disorders; in more rare cases, urine retention. In both cases, you should tell your doctor your situation immediately.

This medicine should be applied with caution in diseases that can lead to severe tachycardias.

If you have or have had seizures, you should tell your doctor in order to take appropriate decisions for your case.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

This is especially important if you are taking:

- Other antiparkinsonian drugs,
- Quinidine,
- Neuroleptics
- Tricyclic Antidepressants

If you are not sure that you are not taking any of these medications, consult your doctor before taking biperiden. Otherwise, it is more likely to suffer any side effects that can produce this drug. Your doctor may decide to reduce the dose if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.

Use with food and beverages

If you experience stomach discomfort, it is recommended to take biperiden during or after meals.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages during treatment with this medicine. Note that biperiden potentiates the effect of alcohol.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy and lactation

always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

Your doctor should assess the potential risks of use during pregnancy and the possible benefits to the mother.

This medicine passes into breast milk, so if your doctor deems necessary its administration, you should discontinue breastfeeding.

Children

There is not enough clinical experience supporting its efficacy and safety of use in children, so it is not recommended at this age.

Elderly

The elderly are particularly sensitive to the action of this drug. These patients suffer more often adverse effects. Biperiden should be used with caution in elderly.

Driving and using machines

Depending on the dose and individual sensitivity, biperiden can reduce the ability and speed to react, so it can affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use biperiden     

Follow carefully instructions of use of biperiden provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

It can not be formulated a dosing schedule with general validity. The doctor will adapt the dosage to each patient.

The usual dose of this medication in the form of immediate release ranges from 3 to 8 mg a day, divided into 3 or 4 doses.

The extended-release tablets are usually administered once a day, in the morning.

In cases of acute extrapyramidal symptoms, biperiden can be given both intramuscularly as intravenously, usually 2 mg (0.4 ml), which can be repeated every half hour, up to a maximum of four doses in 24 hours.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take biperiden     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking biperiden.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of biperiden. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with biperiden at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with biperiden, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

Consult your doctor or go to the nearest hospital as soon as possible. Take the container with you, even if it is empty.

In the case of acute or accidental poisoning, the patient can suffer dry mouth, fatigue, accommodation disorders, dizziness, and hallucinations.

If you forget to take biperiden

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you stop taking biperiden

This medicine should be withdrawn gradually. Do not stop treatment on your own, as you may suffer a worsening of your disease. It is important to consult your physician before proceeding to suspend its administration.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of biperiden     

Like all medicines, biperiden can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

While you are receiving treatment with biperiden, you may experience:

- Dry Mouth,
- Visual accommodation disorders,
- Tiredness,
- Daze ,
- Vertigo,
- Increased heart rate (tachycardia) .

These manifestations often disappear after some time, without changing the dose.

If anxiety and mental confusion occur, stop taking biperiden and tell your doctor.

This list does not include all adverse reactions associated with the use of biperiden, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing biperiden     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle biperiden in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 100 tablets

Brazil:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 80 tablets
AKINETON RETARD 4 mg, 30 tablets
AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
BIPERIDENO ABBOTT 2 mg, 80 tablets
BIPERIDENO BERGAMO 2 mg, 75 tablets
BIPERIDENO BERGAMO 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
BIPERIDENO VIRTUS 2 mg, 75 tablets
CINETOL 2 mg, 10 & 80 tablets
CINETOL 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
PROPARK 2 mg, 75 tablets
PROPARK 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution

Canada:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 100 tabletas

France:     

AKINETON L.P. 4 mg, 30 extended-release tablets

Germany:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 30-60-100 tablets
AKINETON 4 mg, 30-60-100 extended-release tablets
AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
BIPERIDEN-NEURAXPHARM 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
BIPERIDEN-NEURAXPHARM 2 mg, 30-60-100 tablets
BIPERIDEN-NEURAXPHARM 4 mg, 30-60-100 extended-release tablets

India:     

N/A

Italy:     

AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
AKINETON 2 mg, 60 tablets
AKINETON 4 mg, 50 extended-release tablets

Japan:     

AKINETON 1 g, fine granules 1%
AKINETON 1 mg, tablets
BIPERIDEN AMEL 1 g, fine granules 1%
BIPERIDEN AMEL 1 mg, tablets
BIPERIDEN SAWAI 2 mg, tablets
TASMOLIN 1 g, powder 1%
TASMOLIN 1 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 30 tablets
AKINETON RETARD 4 mg, 20 extended-release tablets
AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
KINEX 2 mg, 30 & 50 tablets

Pakistan:     

N/A

Spain:     

AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution
AKINETON RETARD 4 mg, 20 & 50 extended-release tablets
AKINETON 2 mg, 20 y 50 tablets

Turkey:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 100 tablets
AKINETON 5 mg/ml, 1 ml injectable solution

United Kingdom:     

N/A

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

AKINETON 2 mg, 100 tablets

Page updated: December 13, 2010.