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Who should take Akineton?

Akineton is used to treat the tremors, stiffness, jerky movements and other muscular problems that are associated with Parkinson's disease. The drug is also prescribed when people develop similar difficulties in their movements as a result of anti-psychotic medications. Akineton (the brand name for biperiden) reduces the effects of a chemical in the body that causes decreased muscular control. Ask your doctor or healthcare provider whether this medication is right for you.

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