Who should not take Akineton (biperiden hydrochloride)?

If you are allergic to any ingredient in Akineton (biperiden hydrochloride), you should not take this medication. People with stomach or heart problems, intestinal problems, difficulty urinating, narrowing of the esophagus, or narrow-angle glaucoma should also not take Akineton. Talk to your doctor before taking Akineton if you have an enlarged prostate, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, irregular heartbeat, or a history of involuntary facial movements caused by medications. It is unknown whether Akineton may affect a developing or nursing baby, so talk to your doctor before taking Akineton if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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