Active ingredients: Biperiden
Product Name and Form
Akineton 2 mg – tablets
White, biplanar tablet, cross-scored on one side.
The tablet can be divided into equal doses.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Active substance: Biperiden Hydrochloride.
1 tablet contains 2 mg Biperiden Hydrochloride equivalent to 1.8 mg Biperiden.
Excipient with known effect: Lactose monohydrate 38 mg.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Biperiden is a predominantly centrally acting anti-cholinergic. It has a peripheral effect, which is low in comparison to atropine. Biperiden binds competitively to peripheral and central muscarinic receptors (primarily M1).
Calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate
Pack sizes and Marketing
PVC/Al-blister pack with 30, 50, 60, 100 and 200 (5x40) tablets.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
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