10 patient evaluations for Trihexyphenidyl

Apr 8, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for dystonia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had no effect on gait.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cognitive confusion, word fishing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Experienced tiredness when first starting for a week or so. When discontinuing, stopped after weaning down to 1 tablet daily for ten days, MAJOR BRAIN FOG. Impaired cognition, focus, numbness feeling in the head. Went back to 1 tab for 15 more days. Today is second day off and the head feels a little like a mild headache.
Side effects: cognitive confusion, word fishing

  • 2 helpful marks

Sep 21, 2009 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Misplaced DBS Leads)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Excess causes severe dehydration and chest aching. Also reduces saliva.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, sleep problems

Nov 16, 2008 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dystonia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, sleep problems

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Sep 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dystonia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No word of wisdom yet. Just don't drive after the first week.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness, sleep problems

  • 1 helpful mark
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