Hexidol Plus

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Hexidol Plus Information

Hexidol Plus, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Schizophrenia, Parkinson's Disease are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Hexidol Plus have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Hexidol Plus depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Hexidol Plus can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Hexidol Plus normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Hexidol Plus's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Hexidol Plus has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Hexidol Plus related warnings section.

Hexidol Plus can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Hexidol Plus in conditions like Depression, Arrhythmia, Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate). Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Hexidol Plus contraindications section.

Additionally, Hexidol Plus may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Hexidol Plus is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Hexidol Plus Benefits & Uses
  2. Hexidol Plus Dosage & How to Take
  3. Hexidol Plus Side Effects
  4. Hexidol Plus Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Hexidol Plus with Other Drugs
  6. Hexidol Plus Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Hexidol Plus
  8. Hexidol Plus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Hexidol Plus Benefits & Uses

Hexidol Plus is used to treat the following -

  1. Schizophrenia Primary
  2. Tourette Syndrome
  3. Psychosis
  4. Parkinson's Disease Primary

Hexidol Plus Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Hexidol Plus

Haloperidol
Trihexyphenidyl

Hexidol Plus Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Hexidol Plus is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Weight gain
  4. Akathisia
  5. Dystonia Moderate
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Tremor
  10. Photosensitivity
  11. Restlessness
  12. Abdominal Pain Mild
  13. Low energy
  14. Restless (tossing and turning) sleep
  15. Hallucinations
  16. Blurred vision
  17. Agitation
  18. Insomnia Mild
  19. Dizziness Mild
  20. Anxiety Mild
  21. Fever Mild
  22. Urine Retention

Hexidol Plus Related Warnings

Is the use of Hexidol Plus safe for pregnant women?

Hexidol Plus can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Hexidol Plus, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Is the use of Hexidol Plus safe during breastfeeding?

Hexidol Plus should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

What is the effect of Hexidol Plus on the Kidneys?

Hexidol Plus may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Hexidol Plus on the Liver?

Hexidol Plus has very mild side effects on the liver.

What is the effect of Hexidol Plus on the Heart?

You can take Hexidol Plus without any fear of damage to the heart.

Severe Interaction of Hexidol Plus with Other Drugs

Hexidol Plus should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Hexidol Plus Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Hexidol Plus unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Tardive Dyskinesia
  5. Parkinson's Disease
  6. Dementia
  7. High Blood Pressure
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Hexidol Plus

Is this Hexidol Plus habit forming or addictive?

Hexidol Plus is not addictive in nature.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Hexidol Plus can make you feel drowsy.

Is it safe?

Hexidol Plus should be used only after doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Hexidol Plus has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

Hexidol Plus Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Hexidol Plus

Taking Hexidol Plus with food does not harm your health.

Interaction between Alcohol and Hexidol Plus

Consumption of alcohol and Hexidol Plus together may have severe effects on your health.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Haldol® (haloperidol)
  4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 433
  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Trihexyphenidyl Hydrochloride (trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride)
  6. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Artane (trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride)
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