Active ingredients: Biperiden

Product name and form

Akineton 2 mg – tablets

Pharmaceutical Form

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.

Active Ingredient

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).

List of Excipients

Calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate
Purified water
Potato starch
Lactose monohydrate
Magnesium stearate
Maize starch
Microcrystalline cellulose

Pack sizes and marketing

PVC/Al-blister pack with 30, 50, 60, 100 and 200 (5x40) tablets.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

Desma GmbH, Peter-Sander-Str. 41b, 55252, Mainz-Kastel, Germany, Tel: +49 (0) 6134 21079 0, Fax: +49 (0) 6134 21079 24


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