2 patient evaluations for Trihexyphenidyl taken for the purpose of 'Parkinson's disease' with a side effects rating of Mild

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Nov 13, 2009 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, cognitive confusion)
  • 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

Oct 28, 2008 (Started Sep 22, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleep problems, short temper)
  • 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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