Review: could Artane cause Tardive Dyskinesia?


Tardive dyskinesia is found among people who take Artane, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Schizophrenia . We study 2,396 people who have side effects while taking Artane from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia and more.

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Artane has active ingredients of trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Artane 2,445 users)

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with agitation, weakness, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 23,518 Tardive dyskinesia patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

2,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Artane.
Among them, 48 people (2.0%) have Tardive Dyskinesia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Artane cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Time on Artane when people have Tardive Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Artane *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Artane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 22.86 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (19 people)
  • Depression (7 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (6 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (18 people)
  • Risperdal (18 people)
  • Zyprexa (13 people)
  • Cogentin (13 people)
  • Depakote (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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