10 patient evaluations for Trihexyphenidyl

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

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Severe (memory problems, cognitive confusion, word fishing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 14 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I took this for quite a long time, but after I started to not remember conversations with my kids, I decided to figure out why this was...once I stopped it helped a lot with my bad memory...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: cognitive confusion, word fishing, memory problems, memory problems

Sep 19, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory problems, cognitive confusion, word fishing)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Side effects: cognitive confusion, word fishing, memory problems, memory problems

  • 2 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Sep 22, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (short temper, sleep problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleep problems, short temper

  • 1 helpful mark
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