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Biperiden (By mouth)

Treats symptoms of Parkinson's disease or side effects of other drugs.

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Biperiden is used alone or together with other medicines (e.g., levodopa) to treat Parkinson's disease. By improving muscle control and reducing stiffness, this medicine allows more normal movements of the body as the disease symptoms are reduced. Biperiden is also used to control severe muscle reactions and other side effects from certain medicines that are used to treat severe nausea or… Read more
Brand names include
Akineton
Drug classes About this
Antiparkinsonian

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