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What are the side effects of Akineton (biperiden hydrochloride)?

In rare cases, Akineton (biperiden hydrochloride) may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat, and hives. If these symptoms develop, seek medical attention right away. Other serious side effects may include chest pain, irregular heartbeat, seizures, changes in mood or behavior, severe dizziness or fainting, changes in vision, difficulty urinating or swallowing, and high fever. Talk to your doctor immediately if any of those side effects occur. More common side effects of Akineton may include dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, nervousness, blurred vision, agitation, nausea, constipation, and dry mouth. As other side effects are possible, talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while taking Akineton.

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