Description of the medicine: Dexetimidum (Dexetimidum)
DEXETIMID (Dexetimidum). (+) -2- (1-Benzyl-4-piperidyl) -2-phenylglutarimide hydrochloride.
Synonyms: Tremblex, Dexbenzetimide, Serenone, Tremblex.
It has central anticholinergic activity, is effective in extrapyramidal disorders. It has a prolonged effect. The duration of action after a single intramuscular dose reaches 2 to 4 days.
Used for parkinsonism and especially for the prevention and treatment of extrapyramidal disorders caused by antipsychotic drugs.
It is administered intramuscularly to adults simultaneously with the use of a neuroleptic drug in a dose of 0.125-0.375 mg (1-3 ml).
Side effects and contraindications are the same as with other anticholinergic drugs (see Cyclodolum). The appropriateness of prescribing the drug during pregnancy should be carefully assessed.
Release form: in 2 ml ampoules with the content in the ampoule 0.25 mg 0.00025 g) of the drug in a package of 3 ampoules.