Akineton (INN biperiden) is an anticholinergic agent. Biperiden reduces the effects of certain naturally occurring chemicals in your body that may become unbalanced as a result of disease (such as Parkinson’s disease), drug therapy, or other causes. Biperiden is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of Parkinson’s disease. Biperiden may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

As an adjunct in the therapy of all forms of parkinsonism (idiopathic, postencephalitic, arteriosclerotic)
Control of extrapyramidal disorders secondary to neuroleptic drug therapy (e.g., phenothiazines)

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.

How supplied
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.

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This medicine is also presented at akineton.ru website (available in russian only)